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Epistemology: Paradoxes of Perception #1 (Argument from Illusion)


In this video, Dr Eugen Fischer (University of East Anglia) presents the ‘argument from illusion’. This argument appears to refute our common-sense conception of perception (seeing, hearing, etc.). Together with parallel arguments, it raises the problem of perception that has been a lynch-pin of Western philosophy, since the mid-18th century.

[Source: Wireless Philosophy YouTube link]