Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Perception/Vision/Tradition/Epistemology/Millikan: Thesis: Perception is passive.
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I 320
MillikanVsTradition/MillikanVsEpistemology: Perception is nothing passive! We are focussing our attention and are constantly asking ourselves decision questions. "Is it alive? Is it moving?"
Often, we relate to other things in order to identify them.
Therefore, abilities are the same as implicit intensions.
Implicit Intension/Millikan: but an implicit intension is not a "stimulus meaning".

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Millk I
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26