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sense perception

n.
Perception by or based on stimulation of the senses.
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While this provides a solid history of the field, even moving beyond western views to include some African and Indian aesthetics, Lamarque's view tends toward the typical philosophical reduction of "aesthetics" to thinking about "art," and does not assume much connection to sense perception. Nonetheless, he points to many helpful works on the topic.
Sense perception. There are realists who wish to simplify how to know the truth.
sense organs) by which proper sense perception is achieved, and thus their minds fail to obtain the data needed for certain sense-perceptions, or b) a particular lacking in the mind itself, which prevents them from understanding the data which their organs collect, and thus fail to generate certain sense-perceptions in their mind.
The mechanism of the distinction of selfconsciousness by Avicenna is answered by its being emergence out of our sense perception. So couldn't any sophisticated input-output computation mimic those chemical interactions and create emergent consciousness.
It seems as though he saying that knowledge of the good is the most important pursuit in life and it is the Philosopher who has the proper method for obtaining this knowledge; whereas the Orator or the Sophist, beginning with sense perception, will ultimately fail to know what is truly the good.
Much knowledge is abstract--that is, it is not based directly on sense perception and, in fact, is several levels removed from knowledge based on direct perception.
The sense perception is a stage of mental perception, which ideas and meaning are moving from the designers' mind to real material and meaning, which realized by the recipient's senses.
wielding a series of abstractions and a priori truths." "A priori" means prior to experience or sense perception. Sunstein's claim here is that Rand's method consists in closing her eyes to reality and "reasoning" in a vacuum.
After confirming the availability of all the conditions and devices to sense perception tests--motor skill tests and anthropometric measurements of the total under consideration and necessary for the application of the proposed program, the researcher, including the following: