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The scope and limits of enactive approaches to visual experience

Abstract : I pursue here three related aims. First, I criticise some of the metaphysical claims made on behalf of the so-called `enactive' approach to visual experience. Secondly, I explain why the enactive view of visual experience is hard to square with the evidence in favour of the two-visual-systems model of human vision. Finally, I explore one possible way to develop the `pre-emptive perception' framework and explain why, contrary to first appearances, some of the fundamental discoveries of brain mechanisms, whose function might be to underlie pre-emptive perception, do not really support the enactive approach to visual experience.
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Pierre Jacob. The scope and limits of enactive approaches to visual experience. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2008, 37 (3), pp.446 - 461. ⟨ijn_00353275⟩

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