The Disjunctive Theory of Perception

[Revised entry by Matthew Soteriou on April 1, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Perceptual experiences are often divided into the following three broad categories: veridical perceptions,
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[Revised entry by Matthew Soteriou on April 1, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Perceptual experiences are often divided into the following three broad categories: veridical perceptions, illusions, and hallucinations. For example, when one has a visual experience as of a red object, it may be that one is really seeing an object and its red colour (veridical perception), that one is seeing a green object (illusion), or that one is not seeing an object at all...

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