Seeing what you want

  title={Seeing what you want},
  author={William E. S. McNeill},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
There has been recent interest in the hypothesis that we can directly perceive some of each other's mental features. One popular strategy for defending that hypothesis is to claim that some mental features are embodied in a way that makes them available to perception. Here I argue that this view would imply a particular limit on the kinds of mental feature that would be perceptible (Section 2). I sketch reasons for thinking that the view is not yet well-motivated (Section 3). And I present an… CONTINUE READING

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