International Journal of Philosophy

Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2014

  • On Perception and Some Consequences: The World, the Brain and Infinity

    Alfred Abächerli

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 60-71
    Received: 17 November 2014
    Accepted: 25 November 2014
    Published: 28 November 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijp.20140205.11
    Abstract: This paper presents a new type of perception that consists of adding something to the sensory data that is not present in any of the brain states or in sensory data of the past or present, not even implicitly. This capacity to create structural novelty, which is called ‘completion’ done by the open brain, is the key to resolving many epistemologica... Show More