Assume: experience does not divide into subject and object, though we may talk about it that way, as we seem to have few other options.

Assume: the notion of the individual mind, reified by cognitive psychology, is built upon just such a split. This provides a background assumption most of us have, and it licences discussion of perception, attention, and memory, each conceived of as something “I” do.

We can drop the problematic pre-theoretical split. Then we are no longer in our heads, but we are the world we meet. Perception, attention and memory can all be inverted. (more…)

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