The Reappearing Act
- István Aranyosi
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In his latest book, Roy Sorensen offers a solution to a puzzle he put forward in an earlier article -The Disappearing Act. The puzzle involves various question about how the causal theory perception is to be applied to the case of seeing shadows. Sorensen argues that the puzzle should be taken as bringing out a new way of seeing shadows. I point out a problem for Sorensen’s solution, and offer and defend an alternative view, according to which the puzzle is to be interpreted as showing a new way of seeing objects, in virtue of their contrast with light.
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- The Reappearing Act
Volume 24, Issue 1 , pp 1-10
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- Causal theory of perception
- István Aranyosi (1)
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- 1. Department of Philosophy, Bilkent University, 06800 Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey