Perceptual Experience and the Reach of Phenomenal Content

  title={Perceptual Experience and the Reach of Phenomenal Content},
  author={Tim Bayne}
The phenomenal character of perceptual experience involves the representation of colour, spatial and temporal properties, but does it also involve the representation of high-level categories? Is the recognition of an object as a tomato encoded in the phenomenology of perception? Proponents of a conservative view of the reach of phenomenal content say “no”, whereas those who take a liberal view of perceptual phenomenology say “yes”. This paper clarifies the debate between conservatives and… CONTINUE READING


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