Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Peacocke, Christopher
 
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Representation I 7
Representation/Content/Peacocke: representational content is the way how the experience presents the world as being. - Against: informational content: contains the proposition that a bundle of light rays meets the eye. - Representational content: has nothing to do with it - representational content: is opaque (because of the individual mode of presentation) - informational content: is transparent (for the causal explanation).
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I 9
Representational content always seems to contain indexicals like 'here', 'I'.
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I 20
Perception/overdetermined/overdetermination/Peacocke: E.g. the angle could be changed without changing the representational content . - Such problems arise when one tries to construct a sensation-like property (e.g. size) as a representational property.

Pea I
Chr. R. Peacocke
Sense and Content Oxford 1983


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