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Such capacities in perception do not depend on supplementation by other representational capacities. 11 Of course, the attributions attribute kinds, properties, and relations that can be instantiated by various particulars. Attribution is general in this sense. But, at least in primitive occurrences, attributions always modify and guide representations of particulars. They do not constitute generalizations. General principles are not among the representational contents of any perceptual system, although perceptual systems operate under and are explained by general principles.
Results in perceptual psychology, particularly the psychology of vision, since the 1970s undermine Individual Representationalism. They indicate that perception of physical particulars in the environment, and perceptual grouping of them as instances of speciﬁc physical attributes, do not depend on resources that Individual Representationalism requires. Perceptual psychology is a large subject. I convey some sense for how science supports my positive view in Chapters 3, 8 10. I believe that perceptual psychology implicitly assumes indeed, requires anti-individualism, and makes use of its general principles in framing its own methods and theories.
In disputing the views of individual representationalists, I do not simply change the subject. I do not invoke a conception of intentionality, or representation, that makes it trivially true that “representation” of physical entities precedes the supplementary resources invoked by individual representationalists. Of course, the amoeba’s functional sensitivity to light and response to it in moving to congenial environments does not require a capacity to track its own position through a comprehensively represented space, or to represent an appearance/ reality distinction, or to have a language.