Nonconceptual Demonstrative Reference

  title={Nonconceptual Demonstrative Reference},
  author={Athanassios Raftopoulos and Vincent C. M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Philosophy and Phenomenological Research},
The paper argues that the reference of perceptual demonstratives is fixed in a causal nondescriptive way through the nonconceptual content of perception. That content consists first in spatiotemporal information establishing the existence of a separate persistent object retrieved from a visual scene by the perceptual object segmentation processes that open an object-file for that object. Nonconceptual content also consists in other transducable information, that is, information that is… 
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