Seeing, Thinking and Knowing : Meaning and Self-Organisation in Visual Cognition and Thought

According to Putnam to talk of “facts” without specifying the language to be used is to talk of nothing; “object” itself has many uses and as we creatively invent new uses of words “we find that we can speak of ‘objects’that were not ‘values of any variable’in 1 any language we previously spoke” . T...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Carsetti, A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2004, 2004
Edition:1st ed. 2004
Series:Theory and Decision Library A:, Rational Choice in Practical Philosophy and Philosophy of Science
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Seeing and Thinking: A New Approach
  • Neural Models of Seeing and Thinking
  • Functional Architecture of the Visual Cortex and Variational Models for Kanizsa’s Modal Subjective Contours
  • Gestalt Theory and Computer Vision
  • Towards an Analytic Phenomenology: The Concepts of “Bodiliness” and “Grabbiness”
  • Internal Representations of Sensory Input Reflect the Motor Output with Which Organisms Respond to the Input
  • Movemes for Modeling Biological Motion Perception
  • Form Constraints in Motion Integration, Segmentation and Selection
  • Scintillations, Extinctions, and Other New Visual Effects
  • Commonalities between Visual Imagery and Imagery in Other Modalities; an Investigation by Means of fMRI
  • Forms and Schemes of Perceptual and Cognitive Self-Organisation
  • Microgenesis, Immediate Experience and Visual Processes in Reading
  • Language, Space and the Theory of Semantic Forms
  • Emotion-Cognition Interaction and Language
  • Appearance of Structure and Emergence of Meaning in the Visual System
  • The Embodied Meaning: Self-Organisation and Symbolic Dynamics in Visual Cognition