Putting Illusions in their Place

@article{Gregory1991PuttingII,
  title={Putting Illusions in their Place},
  author={RICHARD L. Gregory},
  journal={Perception},
  year={1991},
  volume={20},
  pages={1 - 4}
}
  • R. Gregory
  • Published 1 February 1991
  • Education
  • Perception
Putting illusions in their place We see the Natural Sciences describing, explaining, and classifying phenomena. These do not follow any clear historical sequence, for each affects and may transform the others. So whales become mammals; lightning becomes electricity; the heart becomes a pump; the brain becomes (some kind of) a computer, as explanations change appearances and force changes of classification. Much the same should apply to the Unnatural Science of illustory phenomena, which are… 
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