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Brain/world/reality/perception/Frith: thesis: even if our brain works normally, we have no direct access to the world.
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I 52
Nerve conduction/nerve pathways/Frith: conduction velocity: first measured in 1852 (Helmholtz) 20 msec for 1 meter, sometimes even slower: 100 msec.
Unconscious/Helmholtz/Perception/Frith: Thesis: (because of the slowness of nerve conduction): Perception depends on "unconscious conclusions".
Later he did not need this formulation any more, in order to avoid a confusion with Schopenhauer's linguistic usage.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Frith I
Chris Frith
Making up the Mind: How the Brain Creates Our Mental World, Hoboken/NJ 2007
German Edition:
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013


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