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Three mistakes about the senses

@inproceedings{Vender2010ThreeMA,
  title={Three mistakes about the senses},
  author={D. Vender},
  year={2010}
}
Three widespread assumptions about the human senses are challenged. These are that we have five senses, that they function independently, and, for the purposes of theorising perception, that vision can serve as a typical sense. These assumptions underlie most philosophical treatments of the senses in epistemology and the philosophy of perception, but they are mistaken. Contemporary attempts to count senses generally use some combination of four criteria based on sensations, organs, stimulus… Expand

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