Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Experience: a) reflected perception, which can be compared with prior perceptions and can be processed linguistically. See also events, perception, sensations, empiricism.
b) an event that is processed in the consciousness of a subject. No mere imagination. See also events, imagination, consciousness.
 
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McDowell, John
 
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Experience I 34f
Experience/McDowell: is passive. Nevertheless, it brings abilities into the game, which actually belong to spontaneity.
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I 35
Spontaneity/McDowell: we must look at the expanded spontaneity as if it were subject to a control which originates outside of our thinking.
This cannot be the "given".
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I 35
Given/experience/McDowell: how the experience of a person represents things is outside its influence, but it depends on it itself whether it is accepted or rejected by the appearance.
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I 161
Experience/Quine: not subject to natural laws. Therefore, it cannot play any role within justification.
Only raw causal link to sentences.
Can only lie outside the area of the reasons.
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I 58
Experience/McDowell: includes much more than qualities.
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I 81
McDowellVsEvans: E.g. Colors: Fine-grained: we should not always assume that there must be a matching pattern.
There must also be recognition in the game.
Thinking: there are surely thoughts that cannot be put into words so that their contents are completely determined.
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I 147
Definition "inner" experience: sense sensations and emotional states. (Only applies to humans).

MD I
J. McDowell
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001


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