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Philosophers’ Carnival – January 9, 2012

Cognitive Philosophy is excited to host the January 9th edition of the Philosophers’ Carnival! The Philosophers’ Carnival is a roaming showcase for the best philosophy blog posts of each month. The entries in this edition span topics in mind, agency, ethics, language and more. Enjoy the show!

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I’ll Believe It When I See It

How accurate are our perceptions of the world? Contemporary literature in philosophy of perception suggests that when our cognitive systems are at their best, they still fail to provide us with an accurate depiction of a given state of affairs. This truth can be terrifying for someone asked to report on their experiences in a court of law.