An Ecological Account of Visual 'Illusions'

Florida Philosophical Review 16 (1):68-93 (2016)

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Luis H. Favela
University of Central Florida
Anthony Chemero
University of Cincinnati
Abstract
Direct realism in one form or another is gaining traction as an approach to perception. With the hope of bolstering such positions, we offer a framework upon which to base an argument for direct realism in matters of perception. Better yet, we offer an empirically supported framework. The framework on offer is that of ecological psychology. With the framework in place, we then discuss how it can address visual illusions, one of the major challenges facing proponents of direct realism.
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