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Is there a way for constructivism to distinguish what we experience from what we represent?

Wallin, Annika LU (1997) In Understanding Representation in the Cognitive Sciences - Does Representation Need Reality?
Abstract
When constructivism gives up reality as a way of accounting for representations it looses a powerful tool of explanation. Why do we have the representations we have? How are they interrelated? This article attempts to investigate what possible means a constructivistic theory has to maintain the distinction between representations and experience, between memory and imagination, and between correct and mistaken perceptions. Phenomenological qualities and coherence are the solutions advocated, but how they are combined will have an impact on what sort of constructivistic theories that can be maintained.
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Understanding Representation in the Cognitive Sciences - Does Representation Need Reality?
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Riegler, Alexander and Peschl, Markus
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  title        = {Is there a way for constructivism to distinguish what we experience from what we represent?},
  year         = {1997},
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