The Ontology of Affordances

  • Manuel Heras-Escribano
Part of the New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science book series (NDPCS)


The aim of this chapter is twofold: First, I offer an ontological characterization of affordances as dispositional properties. Second, I explain some aspects related to the metaphysics of ecological psychology, specially the idea of direct or ecological realism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Heras-Escribano
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  1. 1.IAS-Research Centre for Life, Mind, and SocietyUniversity of the Basque CountrySan SebastiánSpain

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