Construction and Cognition

Catherine Z. Elgin
2009 THEORIA : an International Journal for Theory, History and Fundations of Science  
The Structure of Appearance presents a phenomenalist system which constructs enduring visible objects out of qualia. Nevertheless Goodman does not espouse phenomenalism. Why not? In answering this question this paper explicates Goodman's views about the nature and functions of constructional systems, the prospects of reductionism, and the character of epistemology.
doi:10.1387/theoria.439 doaj:7c9102a1908b41229ca3f22df7318206 fatcat:hk5yumfqaffmdn63e6bikfp7kq