sense perception


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sense perception

n.
Perception by or based on stimulation of the senses.

sense′ percep`tion


n.
perception by one or more of the senses rather than by the intellect.
[1865–70]
References in classic literature ?
He and the lions had been making so much noise that neither could hear anything above their concerted bedlam, and so it was that Tarzan did not hear the great bulk bearing down upon him from behind until an instant before it was upon him, and then he turned to see Buto, the rhinoceros, his little, pig eyes blazing, charging madly toward him and already so close that escape seemed impossible; yet so perfectly were mind and muscles coordinated in this unspoiled, primitive man that almost simultaneously with the sense perception of the threatened danger he wheeled and hurled his spear at Buto's chest.
He might believe that he was stalking a man-- he did not know, however, that it was a man with the delicate sense perception of the lower orders.
The organism capable of sense perception is a complex, personally ordered system of relations that has developed higher degrees of sensitivity to its environment.
It cannot accept the existence of nonphysical or higher reality or higher sense perception, or the existence of a higher dimension, which can be tapped or accessed by the human mind under certain circumstances.
Among his topics are bothering the infinite: Anaximander in the 19th century and beyond, Parmenides on sense perception in Theophrastus and elsewhere, Heraclitus on soul and super-souls: with an afterthought on the afterlife, out of touch: Philoponus as a source for Democritus, and Aristotle on Socrates' contributions to philosophy.
aisthesis) was about sense perception, about the ways human bodies perceive the world through smell, hearing, vision, taste, and touch, among many other sensual confrontations.
These are sense perception, feeling, instinct, intuition, customs and traditions, majority decision, authority, correspondence, pragmatism, consistency and coherence.
At this juncture, Rilke's portrayal of the relationship between imagination and sense perception is still unclear: How does the imagination respond to the encounter with everyday things, or what Husserl calls "transcendent objects"?
As Parmenides is clearly attempting to offer novel descriptions of mental activities--sensations, dynamics, and concrete mental deeds--he should be not be taken to be referring to sense perception in general, nor that such mortals are literally deaf and blind.
came up with the floating man experiment, where he decided that if we were detached from our sense perception, via floating in a void, we still would think and, therefore, our selfconscious must be distinct from sense perception.
Broomfield contends that the Platonic concept of the invisible or not real coming to be through the "bastardized" (4) world of miscalculated sense perception coalesces with the core beliefs of Beckett as expressed through his art.