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In Fearful Symmetry, Frye discusses the differences between esse est percipere and esse est percipi; the former notion, "to be is to perceive," is essentially Cartesian, centring the subject in a universe of observed objects, whereas the latter notion, "to be is to be perceived," reunites the subject with the object.
coepimus praeeunte ride, ex parabolis istis evangelicis eadem paulatim percipere mysteria regni Dei"; De Trinitate 26 (PL 167: 1565).
13 (Utrum venditor possit percipere fructus vel utilitates rei a se venditae donec solvatur pretium); dubit.
Quid autem attinet huius hominis sententiam uele exponere, quam Hieronymus negat se percipere potuisse?
contingit aliquid scire et rem percipere sicuti est, manifestum est ex eis quae experimur in nobis et circa nos, et hoc tam in cognitione sensitiva qumn intellectiva.
Nullos probat amatque magis (ut disputat Aristoteles) quam qui mentem Deo simillimam imprimis colunt, et a corporis labe longe dissimili segregant, divinumque lumen non nebulis obruere vitiorum, sed pura student mentis serenitate percipere.
George Berkeley, in some ways an even more radical empiricist than Hume, answers this natural desire by denying altogether the existence of the world "without the mind," arguing that there are only minds and their ideas, that esse est percipi aut posse percipere, and that sensible things are congeries of ideas in the mind.
Deinde si etiam exigisset, quod non fecit, tamen vigore commissionis particulariter sibi de Iudeo facte percipere nihil debebat.
Contrary to popular belief, Berkeley did not write "esse is percipi or percipere.