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Disjunctive Theory of Perception

  • By: Bence Nanay
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The main claim of the philosophical view of perception commonly labeled as the “disjunctivist theory” is that veridical perception (perceiving things correctly) and hallucination are very different, even when they are phenomenally indistinguishable. A ...