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Noun1.aesthesis - an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch"
perception - the process of perceiving
limen, threshold - the smallest detectable sensation
masking - the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation; "he studied auditory masking by pure tones"
visual sensation, vision - the perceptual experience of seeing; "the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision"; "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, odor - the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation - the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
auditory sensation, sound - the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds"
synaesthesia, synesthesia - a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated
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To borrow from Aristotle, Rilke seems to portray a partial dependence of phantasia [imagination] on aesthesis [sense perception], which thus transforms mere child-types into active, thinking child-subjects with the capacity of nous.
Uma comunidade do gosto organiza-se atraves do senso comum, ou do sensus communis, koinos aesthesis, que, como afirma Parret (1997, p.
The Korean wave celebrities' transactional circulation, including boy bands and other stars, mediates the East Asia aesthesis for both male and female (Ahn, 2013).
Essays are organized in sections on the politics of participation, openness, participation under surveillance, and participation and aesthesis.
In her pieces, she works with themes like mass consumerism, identity, emotion, plastic, plastic bags and aesthesis.
There are also states of abandon, self-transcendence available in sport (in the zone), in aesthesis and indeed in the austere spirituality of real science.
Pinna contributes enormously to the facial aesthesis and is an important part of peripheral auditory system.
Through knowing, understanding, decolonial artistic creativity and decolonial philosophical aestheSis (6), and above all by building the communal" (Gaztambide-Fernandez 2014: 207).
Su planteamiento epistemico y de aesthesis (expresion de emociones y sentimientos; recordemos que Marti era poeta, y un gran poeta) partia de un conocimiento preciso de la corpopolitica colonial espanola y por tanto se proponia develar el pensamiento imperial que sujetaba a nuestros paises a pesar de la Independencia administrativo-politica.
The theopoetic move Hegel made was to woo God down from his sanctuary in the sky where God was safely tucked away and so to expose God to an aesthetic life, life in the element of aesthesis, life in sensuous space and time, and hence to the rough and tumble of time's shifting tides, of its highs and lows, ups and downs, just like the rest of us.