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Sympathy in Perception

Kalderon, ME; (2017) Sympathy in Perception. [Book]. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

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Abstract

The philosophy of perception has been an important topic throughout history, appealing to thinkers in antiquity and the middle ages as well as to figures such as Kant, Bergson and others. In this wide-ranging study, Mark Eli Kalderon presents multiple perspectives on the general nature of perception, discussing touch and hearing as well as vision. He draws on the rich history of the subject and shows how analytic and continental approaches to it are connected, providing readers with insights from both traditions and arguing for new orientations when thinking about the presentation of perception. His discussion addresses issues including tactile metaphors, sympathy in relation to the concept of fellow-feeling, and the Wave Theory of sound. His comprehensive and thoughtful study presents bold and systematic investigations into current theory, informed by centuries of philosophical enquiry, and will be important for those working on ontological and metaphysical aspects of perception and feeling. Read more at http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/philosophy/epistemology-and-metaphysics/sympathy-perception#IJSqEsPDSc346Otf.99

Type: Book
Title: Sympathy in Perception
ISBN-13: 9781108419604
Publisher version: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/phil...
Language: English
Keywords: Perception, Sympathy
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Dept of Philosophy
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1542317
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