|Sensation: ability to detect differences between own inner states related to stimuli. Sensations are fundamentally for perceptions and unlike them not linked to linguistic abilities. See also sensory impression, impression, perception, stimulation, stimuli, emotion, experience._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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|Prior I 116
Sensation/Thomas Reid: without an object (e.g. itching). - Perception: with a subject. - A reminder to the subject matter.
Perception/memory/thinking: relation to something. - Problem: The object of memory does not have to exist anymore.
Reid: I can also think of Pegasus.
Act of thought/Reid: cannot be general._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Objects of thought Oxford 1971
Arthur N. Prior
Papers on Time and Tense 2nd Edition Oxford 2003