Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.
Author Item Excerpt Meta data
McDowell, John
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Sensations I 62
Wittgenstein: ~ self-attributions of personal feeling from any judgments. McDowell: that is understandable, because both positions are unsatisfactory.
Indoor/outdoor experience/McDowell: both are passive conceptual events. Inner Experience: a possible component of a world view.
I 64
Sensibility/McDowell: we do not apply conceptual skills to not conceptual material. Conceptual skills are effective even in the material of sensuality.

J. McDowell
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29