Does synesthesia undermine representationalism?
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March 6, 2017
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So, for example, he argues that sound/color
synesthetic experiences show that visual experiences do not always represent spatial
properties. I will argue that the representationalist can plausibly answer Rosenberg’s
objections. On reflection, synesthesia poses no serious threat to representationalism...
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On reflection, synesthesia poses no serious threat to representationalism.
Rosenberg’s argument from synesthesia resembles anti-representationalist arguments
advanced by Ned Block (1995, 1996), Christopher Peacocke (1983) and others (e.g.,
Boghossian and Velleman 1989). Like Rosenberg, these philosophers argue that
representationalism delivers implausible analyses of certain sorts of (actual) experiences...
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