A Formal Epistemological Defence of Direct Realism: Rebutting the Colour Delusion Argument

Oxford Studies in Epistemology (forthcoming)
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Abstract

I defend J. L. Austin's direct realism against the colour delusion argument by employing epistemic logic to demonstrate that perceiving colours does not necessitate an intermediary such as sense-data, thus preserving the directness of perception.

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Wilfrid Wulf
University of Oxford

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