Calendar 2013

12 Dec. - 13 Dec. 2013

Workshop and PhD course: The scope and limits of direct perception

In recent years, numerous versions of the so-called “direct-perception” thesis have been advanced. These accounts offer various different arguments in favor of the claim that we can acquire awareness and/or knowledge of others’ mental states through perception. It is not clear, however whether all of these approaches offer compatible arguments, and to what extent they are arguing for the same claim(s).