AU Philosophical Society Speaker Series

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Friday, March 22, 2019
3:00 PM
Ross Hall | 136
Free and open to the public.

The next AUPS talk is Friday, March 22nd. Peter Forrest (Auburn) will give a talk at 3pm in Ross 136.  Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Tom Lockhart at 

"The Limits of Perceptual Phenomenal Content"

There is an ongoing debate in philosophy of mind and epistemology about whether perceptual experience only represents those “thin” features of our environment that are apprehended by our senses--colors, shapes, sounds, and so on--or whether, in addition to these, at least some perceptual experiences represent more complex, “thick” properties such as natural, artifactual, and social kinds.  In this talk, Forrest articulates and defends a novel argument against the thick view.


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