Seeing-As in the Light of Vision Science

  title={Seeing-As in the Light of Vision Science},
  author={O Brian and Shaughnessy},
I will discuss the issue of what we see, using the framework of Tyler Burge’s wonderful and monumental book Origins of Objectivity (Burge 2010). On Burge’s view, every percept is constituted by a “perceptual attributive” (that represents an attribute) and a singular element (that represents an individual). The format of a percept is map-like or iconic, and could be symbolized as “That F”. The most basic perceptual judgments and beliefs are conceptualized and propositionalized versions of… CONTINUE READING


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