Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry

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Harvard University Press, Feb 11, 2019 - Philosophy - 440 pages
How, theorists ask, can our private experiences guide us to knowledge of a mind-independent reality? Exploring topics in logic, philosophy of mind, and epistemology, Anil Gupta proposes a new answer to this age-old question, explaining how conscious experience contributes to the rationality and content of empirical beliefs.
 

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Contents

1 The Problem of Conscious Experience
1
2 A Coherence Theory of Perceptual Judgments
33
3 Simple Theories of Perceptual Judgments
63
4 The Hypothetical Given
92
5 Presentation and the Transparency of Experience
126
6 Appearances
155
7 The Role of Appearances in Cognition
185
8 Experience and Concept
218
9 Empirical Transformations
264
10 Empirical Dialectic and Empirical Proofs
299
11 The General Logic of Empirical Dialectic
333
12 Physicalism from the Logical Point of View
355
References
385
Index
403
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