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Between Perception and Action
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Between Perception and Action

Bence Nanay


What mediates between sensory input and motor output? This is probably the most basic question one can ask about the mind. There is stimulation on your retina, something happens in your skull, and then your hand reaches out to grab the apple in front of you. What is it that happens in between? What representations make it possible for you to grab this apple? The representations that make this possible could be labelled “pragmatic representations”. The aim of the book is to argue that pragmatic representations whose function is to mediate between sensory input and motor output play an immensely ... More

Keywords: Perception, action, representation, animal, mind

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199695379
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695379.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bence Nanay, author
University of Antwerp and University of Cambridge

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