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.
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Smart, J.C.
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Sensations Putnam II 60
Mind / emotion / Smart: These "I see a yellow spot" means: "What is going on in me is the same process as that which is going on when I see a yellow spot" the latter "see" really means "perceive" - PutnamVs: makes all reports become hypotheses

Smart I
J. J. C. Smart
Philosophy and Scientific Realism London 2013

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

H. Putnam
Pragmatismus Eine offene Frage Frankfurt 1995

Pu V
H. Putnam
Vernunft, Wahrheit und Geschichte Frankfurt 1990

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-01