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sense perception

n.
Perception by or based on stimulation of the senses.
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At this point of my argument, the question I would like to explore further is whether empiricist views on sense perception and dichotomous representations of the objective/subjective function of the body like those discussed above are able to provide effective categories for the analysis of those Hippocratic passages in which the method to be followed in medical observation is expounded, or whether these representations might not rather be the expression of an epistemological model which is inconsistent with those writings and the medical thought they reflect.
For man's actions often follow his wandering imagination (takhayyulat), in that he may imagine (takhayyal) something in a matter and then act in the way he would were it confirmed by sense perception or demonstration that the thing was in the matter, even if that which had been made imaginable to him (khuyyil) was not as it appeared (khuyyil).
consists of two components: sense perception and the mediated,
Iqbal continued: for Socrates's disciple, Plato, sense perception yielded mere opinion and no real knowledge.
there is nothing to prevent, at the sound of Apollo's universal lyre, things placed low down from being recalled little by little to higher things, and nothing to prevent the lower things drawing near, by means of those in the middle, to the nature of superior things: just as sense perception tells us clearly that earth transforms itself by rarefaction into water, water into air, air into fire, and by condensation fire transforms itself into air, air into water, water into earth.
Alston needs to show that mystical perception can have roughly the same reliability as sense perception.
He developed a common sense perception (CSP) quiz based on his own theories, which allows people to explore their own level of common sense.
Taking her cue from the philosopher Jacques Ranciere, who links politics and aesthetics through sense perception, David proposes an anthropological development of the aesthetic, whereby art becomes indistinguishable from politics and media.
Intelletto here becomes a kind of internal estimation or judgment immediately exercised on information obtained through sense perception -- or a faculty, as David Summers has suggested, akin to the giudizio dell'occhio extolled by later Renaissance writers on art.
In fact, according to a recent survey, 7 percent of Americans are said to have Common Sense Perception, or CSP -- an uncanny and uncommon level of common sense.
It is argued that a phantasia is a belief formed by means of sense perception on the basis of how things appear to be, whereas a doxa is a belief formed through a particular kind of thinking, which provides understanding of the being of the thing by sorting out how its nature is related to other natures in terms of its genus and species.
Another example comes from reformed epistemology, which says that knowledge of God is given through direct awareness, a basic belief produced by a special subjective faculty (a sensus divinitatus) similar to normal sense perception.