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Sensation: ability to detect differences between own inner states related to stimuli. Sensations are fundamentally for perceptions and unlike them not linked to linguistic abilities. See also sensory impression, impression, perception, stimulation, stimuli, emotion, experience.
 
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Berkeley, G.
 
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Sensations Peacocke I 28
Perception / sensation / sense / seeing/vision / touch / Berkeley / Peacocke: Berkeley does not distinguish between sensational and representational content - because the distinction refers to something outside the subject - on the other hand for Berkeley the ideas of sight and the sense of touch differ - (in relation sensation) .
G. Berkeley
I Breidert Berkeley: Wahrnnehmung und Wirklichkeit, aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der gr. Philosophen, Göttingen (UTB) 1997
Pea I
Chr. R. Peacocke
Sense and Content Oxford 1983


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