|Perception, philosophy: perceptions are conscious or unconscious processings of changes of state or events in the environment or within a living organism. Perceptions are happening in the present. Memories and imaginations are not perceptions. In language usage the expression of perception is used both for the process of perception and for the perceived. See also stimuli, sensations, sense perceptions, computation, memory, ideas._____________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. |
perception /Quine/Davidson: no final data, therefore: observation sentences, not observation. (> Quine). - See also the sense data.
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McDowell I 167
Receptivity / Davidson / McDowell: can come only from outside the space of reasons. Therefore, nothing can be challenged in terms of their material in a rational way.
McDowell I 167
Spontaneity / Davidson / McDowell: it cannot be rationally limited by something outside itself (i.e. receptivity). This is Davidson’s coherence theory._____________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.
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001