Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

Interpreting the neuroscience of imagery


Ian Gold a1
a1 Philosophy and Bioethics, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia ian.gold@arts.monash.edu.au http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/phil/department/gold/

Abstract

Pylyshyn rightly argues that the neuroscientific data supporting the involvement of the visual system in mental imagery is largely irrelevant to the question of the format of imagistic representation. The purpose of this commentary is to support this claim with a further argument.