Are You Dreaming?

We are constantly perceiving things. Right now, you are receiving the sensation of specific rays of light hitting your eyes which your brain is interpreting as this article. From this sensory information, you have deduced that the electronic device you are reading this article from is within a material realm separate to yourself, occupying spaceContinue reading “Are You Dreaming?”

Perceptual Variation Argument Against Direct Realism: Philosophy Basics 3

Hello! Welcome to this weeks Philosophy Basics, where we will explore how perceptual variation can be used to criticise Direct Realism. If you have not read my article on Direct Realism, it is probably best to do so. ~o~ The Overall Criticism 1. Direct Realism claims that we perceive objects directly as we perceive qualitiesContinue reading “Perceptual Variation Argument Against Direct Realism: Philosophy Basics 3”