Susanna Siegel, "The Rationality of Perception"
2017 | ISBN-10: 0198797087 | 240 pages | PDF | 1 MB
On a traditional conception of the human mind, reasoning can be rational or irrational, but perception cannot. Perception is simply a source of new information, and cannot be assessed for rationality. Susanna Siegel argues that this conception is wrong. Drawing on examples involving racism, emotion, self-defense law, and scientific theories, The Rationality of Perception makes the case t...