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 148
Berkeley: e.g. cherry: is just a mixture of sensations. If you take that away, you take away the cherry.
PinkerVsBerkeley: we can have exactly the same knowledge of two objects and yet know that they are two - before swapping we number them.
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I 176
Sensory perception/thoughts/Pinker: have an emotional coloring. They need a governing body, an "I".


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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.

Pi I
St. Pinker
Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht München 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-22