Philosophical Studies

, Volume 153, Issue 1, pp 175–181

Vicissitudes of non-visual objects: Comments on Macpherson, O’Callaghan, and Batty


DOI: 10.1007/s11098-010-9640-y

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Clark, A. Philos Stud (2011) 153: 175. doi:10.1007/s11098-010-9640-y


The papers by Macpherson, O’Callaghan, and Batty reveal some startling differences in the objects and properties represented by different modalities. They also reveal some tensions between different ways of understanding what it is for any one modality to represent objects and properties.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ConnecticutStorrsUSA