Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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Peacocke, Christopher
 
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Sensations I 5
Perception / Experience / / tradition / Peacocke: has a content - on the other hand: feeling / sensations / tradition: has no content - E.g. sensation of smallness - may nevertheless be certain.
I 21
Sensation / Perceptional Characteristics / Peacocke: have, as the representational, reliable and publicly identifiable causes. - They can be used also for the explanation of behavior.
Ad I ~ 50
non-representational, sensational / Peacocke / (s): e.g.variation of volume, pitch, timbre.

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Chr. R. Peacocke
Sense and Content Oxford 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-24