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5 A Theory of Direct Visual Perception

@inproceedings{Gibson20125AT,
  title={5 A Theory of Direct Visual Perception},
  author={James Jerome Gibson},
  year={2012}
}
tual Systems (Gibson, 1966), especially in chapters 9–12 on vision. It is related to, although a considerable departure from, the theory presented in The Perception of the Visual World (Gibson, 1950). Some of its postulates go back 20 years to that book, but many are new. What is “direct” visual perception? I argue that the seeing of an environment by an observer existing in that environment is direct in that it is not mediated by visual sensations or sense data. The phenomenal visual world of… 

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