Non-conceptual content and the sound of music
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) Non-conceptual content and the sound of music. MIND & LANGUAGE, 18 (4). pp. 402-426. ISSN 0268-1064Full text not available from this repository.
I present an argument for the existence of nonconceptual representational content. The argument is compatible with McDowell's defence of conceptualism against those arguments for nonconceptual content that draw upon claims about the fine-grainedness of experience. I present a case for nonconceptual content that concentrates on the idea that experience can possess representational content that cannot perform the function of conceptual content, namely figure in the subject's reasons for belief and action. This sort of argument for nonconceptual content is best achieved with examples from auditory perception, especially our perception of music.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
|Journal or Publication Title:||MIND & LANGUAGE|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Official Date:||September 2003|
|Number of Pages:||25|
|Page Range:||pp. 402-426|
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