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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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Prior, Arthur
 
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Sensations I 116
Sensation / Thomas Reid: without an object (e.g. itching) - perception: with a subject - a reminder to the subject matter - perception / memory / thinking: relation to something - problem: object of memory does not have to exist anymore - Reid: I can also think of Pegasus - act of thought / Reid: can not be general.

Pri I
A. Prior
Objects of thought Oxford 1971

Pri II
Arthur N. Prior
Papers on Time and Tense 2nd Edition Oxford 2003


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24