Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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.

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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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I 47
"Inner experience"/McDowell: we should connect it with conceptual skills in order to understand the "inner sense" in analogy with the "external sense".
Problem: Disanalogy to animals which can certainly feel pain, without having the conceptual skills.
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I 49 ff
McDowellVs "inner experience": thesis: it makes no sense to speak of it, if the world is missing it. > I 58 (see 5th Lecture).


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MD I
J. McDowell
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-28