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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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Vollmer, Gerhard
 
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Sensations I 33
Sensation / Vollmer: lowest stage: "I see something red" - not structured, not intersubjectively testable - perception: processing and synthesis of sensations - the contribution of the subject - in perspective, selective, constructive - Experience: use of linguistic means, generalization, analogies, memory - can correct perception - knowledge: abstractions, theoretical terms, conclusions.

Vo I
G. Vollmer
Die Natur der Erkenntnis Bd I Stuttgart 1988

Vo II
G. Vollmer
Die Natur der Erkenntnis Bd II Stuttgart 1988


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26