Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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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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Frith I
Chris Frith
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-23