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Why Red Doesn T Sound Like A Bell

Author : J. Kevin O'Regan
ISBN : 9780199777471
Genre : Psychology
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The book starts by analyzing the problem of how we can see so well despite what, to an engineer, might seem like horrendous defects of our eyes. An explanation is provided by a new way of thinking about seeing, the "sensorimotor" approach. In the second part of the book the sensorimotor approach is extended to all sensory experience. It is used to elucidate an outstanding mystery of consciousness, namely why, unlike today's robots, humans actually can feel things. The approach makes predictions and opens research avenues, among them the phenomena of change blindness, sensory substitution, and "looked but failed to see", as well as results on color naming and color perception and the localisation of touch on the body.

Outside Color

Author : M. Chirimuuta
ISBN : 9780262029087
Genre : Philosophy
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An integrated study of the history, philosophy, and science of color that offers a novel theory of the metaphysics of color.

Cognitive Behavioural Systems

Author : Anna Esposito
ISBN : 9783642345845
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes refereed proceedings of the COST 2102 International Training School on Cognitive Behavioural Systems held in Dresden, Germany, in February 2011. The 39 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The volume presents new and original research results in the field of human-machine interaction inspired by cognitive behavioural human-human interaction features. The themes covered are on cognitive and computational social information processing, emotional and social believable Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) systems, behavioural and contextual analysis of interaction, embodiment, perception, linguistics, semantics and sentiment analysis in dialogues and interactions, algorithmic and computational issues for the automatic recognition and synthesis of emotional states.

Perception And Its Modalities

Author : Dustin Stokes
ISBN : 9780199381616
Genre : Psychology
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This volume is about the many ways we perceive. In nineteen new essays, philosophers and cognitive scientists explore the nature of the individual senses, how and what they tell us about the world, and how they interrelate. They consider how the senses extract perceptual content from receptoral information and what kinds of objects we perceive and whether multiple senses ever perceive a single event. Questions pertaining to how many senses we have, what makes one sense distinct from another, and whether and why distinguishing senses may be useful feature prominently. Contributors examine the extent to which the senses act in concert, rather than as discrete modalities, and whether this influence is epistemically pernicious, neutral, or beneficial. Many of the essays engage with the idea that it is unduly restrictive to think of perception as a collation of contents provided by individual sense modalities. Rather, contributors contend that to understand perception properly we need to build into our accounts the idea that the senses work together. In doing so, they aim to develop better paradigms for understanding the senses and thereby to move toward a better understanding of perception.

Realism Science And Pragmatism

Author : Kenneth R. Westphal
ISBN : 9781317699699
Genre : Philosophy
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This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores relations between different positions designated as ‘realism’ by examining specific cases in point, drawn from a broad range of systematic problems and historical views, from ancient Greek philosophy through the present. The first section examines the context of the project; contributions systematically engage the historical background of philosophical realism, re-examining key works of Aristotle, Descartes, Quine, and others. The following two sections epitomize the central tension within current debates: scientific realism and pragmatism. These contributions address contemporary questions of scientific realism and the reality of the objects of science, and consider whether, how or the extent to which realism and pragmatism are compatible. With an editorial introduction by Kenneth R. Westphal, these fourteen original essays provide wide-ranging, salient insights into the status of realism today.

Red Star

Author : Dennis J. Barton
ISBN : 9780595219896
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to the year 2112. Enter the Temples of Syrinx. Hold the Red Star proudly high in hand. Surrender. Obey. The year is 2112. Religion and technology have been leveraged to control the lives and minds of humankind. Truth is a lie. Oppression is the rule. The Great CPU and His prophet have sought to do away with free will. But there remain a few righteous hearts. A boy who dares to question; a disillusioned Vigilance officer; an old man with a country-place that used to be a farm. The future of human destiny rests in the hands of these disparate few, and theirs is the anthem of freedom, of rebellion. A ground-breaking science fiction epic inspired by the works of Rush, Red Star: Sacred Cities is the first of a series sure to thrill hard-core Rush fans and sci-fi addicts alike. THIS WORK HAS NOT BEEN ENDORSED BY RUSH

Down These Mean Streets

Author : Keith R. A. DeCandido
ISBN : 9781416509684
Genre : Fiction
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As Triple X, a brand-new designer drug with devastating side effects, sweeps through the streets of New York, high school science teacher Peter Parker--and his alter ego Spider-Man--begins to suspect the drug may have originated with one of his most diabolical enemies, intent on destroying the arachnid superhero for all time. Original.

The Red Rose Cultivating Human Growth Change

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ISBN : 9781446792735
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House Of The Red Slayer

Author : Paul Doherty
ISBN : 9781448300341
Genre : Fiction
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December, 1377. A great frost has London in its icy grip; even the Thames is frozen bank to bank. The Constable of the Tower of London, Sir Ralph Witton, is found murdered in a cold, bleak chamber in the North Bastion. The door is still locked from the inside and guarded by trusted retainers. So how did the assassins slip across a frozen moat to climb the sheer wall to commit such a dreadful crime? Appointed to investigate, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston soon discover that Sir Ralph’s murder is only the first in a series of macabre killings which have their roots in a terrible act of betrayal committed many years previously.

Journal Of Proceedings And Addresses Of The Annual Convention

Author : Minnesota Educational Association
ISBN : MINN:31951D00260142L
Genre : Education
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