Alex Byrne "Hallucination and Imagery"
Visual imagery bears certain similarities to visual perception,
although the nature of such similarities is controversial. On the
Perceptual View, visual imagery consists in visual perceptual
experience, albeit not visual experience produced by the operation of
the eyes. Since visual imagery is often not directed at existing
objects, the Perceptual View implies that visual imagery is often a
form of visual hallucination. The paper elaborates and defends the