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HallucinationPhilosophy and Psychology$
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Fiona Macpherson and Dimitris Platchias

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780262019200

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262019200.001.0001

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The Multidisjunctive Conception of Hallucination

The Multidisjunctive Conception of Hallucination

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(p.149) 8 The Multidisjunctive Conception of Hallucination
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Hallucination
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Benj Hellie

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262019200.003.0008

This chapter asks: if one wishes to endorse a direct realist view of perception, in which in a case of seeing, seen objects or their particular features are somehow parts of the experience one undergoes, what other doctrines must one endorse? Direct realists think that we can't get a clear view of the nature of hallucinating. There are many epistemic possibilities to be had from a single hallucination. But if there are many epistemic possibilities for a single hallucination then there are also metaphysical possibilities for the hallucination that subjectively match it.

Keywords:   direct realists, perception, experience, nature of hallucinating, epistemic possibilities, metaphysical possibilities

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