Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology

2015.03.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fiona Macpherson and Dimitris Platchias (eds.), Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology, MIT Press, 2013, 421pp., $45.00 (hbk),
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2015.03.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fiona Macpherson and Dimitris Platchias (eds.), Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology, MIT Press, 2013, 421pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780262019200. Reviewed by Clare Batty, University of Kentucky The notion of hallucination has played a pivotal role in the philosophy of perception. From arguments for indirect realism, to representational views of experience, to recent discussions of direct realism and disjunctivism, hallucination has shaped our theorizing about, and understanding of, the nature of perceptual experience. Fiona Macpherson and Dimitris Platchias' volume contains sixteen previously unpublished papers on hallucination -- five in psychology and neuroscience, and eleven in philosophy. Originally presented at the conference "Hallucination on Crete" (2008), the papers form an exciting, and much-needed, volume. The volume is anchored by Macpherson's Introduction. As with all her introductions, it is. . .

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