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Corporeal Objects and the Interdependence of Perception and Action

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Abstract:

This paper is about how action and perception are related in self–awareness. The main positive claim is that bodily awareness may consist in perceptual experiences that are sufficient to provide corporeal objects with introspective self–awareness. The short–term goal is to examine the grounds and motivations for strong versions of the claim that the self–awareness of corporeal objects is dependent on the exercise of their agency. As examples of ‘patient perceivers’ show, we should not underestimate the resources that perceptual experience alone offers to corporeal selves.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9329.00196

Affiliations: Lincoln College, Oxford Max.degaynesford@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

Publication date: December 1, 2002

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