chapter  8
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The Nature of Sense-data

The arguments of the previous chapters have, if sound, shown that the disjunctive theory of perception is false and, hence, that there is an element common to perception and hallucination: and that this common element cannot be magicked away by appeal to the ontological elusiveness of intentional objects, or by deploying the adverbial idiom. But this still leaves uncertain the nature of the common element.