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How naive realism can explain both the particularity and the generality of experience (2018)
Journal Article
French, C., & Gomes, A. (2018). How naive realism can explain both the particularity and the generality of experience. Philosophical Quarterly, doi:10.1093/pq/pqy047

Visual experiences seem to exhibit phenomenological particularity: when you look at some object, it–that particular object –looks some way to you. But experiences exhibit generality too: when you look at a distinct but qualitatively identical object,... Read More

Object seeing and spatial perception (2018)
Book Chapter
French, C. (2018). Object seeing and spatial perception. In F. Dorsch, & F. Macpherson (Eds.), Phenomenal presenceOxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oso/9780199666416.003.0006

This chapter considers the Spatiality Claim: if one sees an object then one sees some of that object’s spatial properties. The author considers an argument for this given by Cassam (2007), and challenges Cassam’s argument. His argument involves the i... Read More