Origins of Objectivity

Origins of Objectivity Tyler Burge presents a substantial original study of what it is for individuals to represent the physical world with the most primitive sort of objectivity By reflecting on the science of perception

  • Title: Origins of Objectivity
  • Author: Tyler Burge
  • ISBN: 9780199581405
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Tyler Burge presents a substantial, original study of what it is for individuals to represent the physical world with the most primitive sort of objectivity By reflecting on the science of perception and related psychological and biological sciences, he gives an account of constitutive conditions for perceiving the physical world, and thus aims to locate origins of represTyler Burge presents a substantial, original study of what it is for individuals to represent the physical world with the most primitive sort of objectivity By reflecting on the science of perception and related psychological and biological sciences, he gives an account of constitutive conditions for perceiving the physical world, and thus aims to locate origins of representational mind Origins of Objectivity illuminates several long standing, central issues in philosophy, and provides a wide ranging account of relations between human and animal psychologies.

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    1. Burge's book is interesting for a number of reasons, not least because it weaves together the many threads that he's been spinning for the past few decades: many of his major papers in the philosophy of mind find an echo here. Burge's imagination and diligent study of the scientific literature make for a number of very interesting claims. Ultimately he is interested to carve out a unique explanatory space for psychological (representational) explanation.Where the book suffers is in its dogmatic [...]


    2. This book is both demanding and rewarding. It is demanding because it is long, and because Burge is long-winded, and because it takes Burge forever to cash out the claims he makes at the outset. For instance, it take Burge over 250 to start arguing for his own view (the beginning is just historical analysis), and over 400 pages to get to the empirical data that he mentions over and over in the book.This book is rewarding, though, because his main theses--(a) that one need not represent any condi [...]


    3. Two factors brought me to this book. First is my background in embodied cognition and interest in learning about other theories of externalism; Burge's view of "anti-individualism" (that representational content constitutively depends on causal relationships between an individual and the environment) seemed promising. Second is my fascination over the question of how we come to perceive objectivity (entities as definite objects). Burge's book defied my expectations in both delightful and disappo [...]



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