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Philosophical Studies 120 (1-3):37-89 (2004)
|Abstract||The disjunctive theory of perception claims that we should understand statements about how things appear to a perceiver to be equivalent to statements of a disjunction that either one is perceiving such and such or one is suffering an illusion (or hallucination); and that such statements are not to be viewed as introducing a report of a distinctive mental event or state common to these various disjoint situations. When Michael Hinton ﬁrst introduced the idea, he suggested that the burden of proof or disproof lay with his opponent, that what was needed was to show that our talk of how things look or appear to one..|
|Keywords||Disjunction Kind Metaphysics Perception Realism Self-awareness Dancy, J Hinton, J Snowdon, P|
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