* Perception – John Morrison (Barnard)

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/09/2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location
JHB 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall)

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Speaker:  John Morrison (Barnard)

Talk Title:  Perceptual Confidence: 1st-personal and 3rd-personal evidence

Talk Abstract: Perceptual Confidence is the view that perceptual experiences assign degrees of confidence. After introducing and clarifying Perceptual Confidence, I will motivate it using both 1st-personal and 3rd-personal evidence. I will then catalogue some of its more interesting consequences, such as the way it blurs the distinction between veridical and illusory experiences, and fills a hole in our best scientific theories of perception.

(Please note that this event will take place in JHB 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall) from 12:00 – 2:00 pm)

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