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There is a long tradition that has portrayed what we define as 'Hippocratic medicine' as a form of medical knowledge based on sense perception and one which attributes the greatest importance to observation.
The Qur'an goes even further to suggest sense perception as the only avenue of knowledge, as the text already reviewed provides: God brought you out of the wombs of your mothers while you knew nothing, and He gave you the hearing and the sight and the heart.
The school of empiricism, founded by Locke and Hume, takes an opposing view and holds that all ideas are constructed slowly by sense perceptions, or, in other words, all knowledge is learned.
Such a function of imagination, however, need not set it at the polar extreme of reason/truth; rather, and because of its causative faculty, imagination should be seen to operate within the realm of sense perception and reason but with its own creative-mukhayyil meaning.
After evaluating various commentators' attempts to address the issue, the author makes two primary claims: (1) the object of sense perception in Spinoza is the human body only (not any type of duality or mixture of human body and external body); and (2) the tension in Spinoza's account of representation stems from its relationship to his doctrine of the attributes.
I turn to revive the understanding of aesthetics as sense perception,
Justification is a matter of reflection, which admits of degrees and involves some judgment, but is less prone to problems than 'phenomena of epistemic immediacy' such as affective assessment, sense perception, and rule-following.
His studies--in phytopathology and entomology--along with his interest in ornithology seem to have expanded his model of human sense perception by referring to oddities from the plant, insect, and bird worlds.
The Islamic concept of knowledge encompasses transcendental knowledge as well as knowledge that is based on sense perception and observation.
6) Bruno stresses that such functions are spontaneously awakened in the soul when the subject's attention is freed of the weight and corporeality characteristic of sensory knowledge, (7) even though it is precisely in sense perception that we get the first stimulus for the progression of knowledge in the beauty and variety of orders that nature presents.
Just as one's conception of the visible world is founded in reason as informed by sense perception, why cannot one's moral notions appear to reason itself as that which is shaped or informed by one's situation and one's nature, one's vital needs and one's capacity to respond to those needs through the invention and refinement of ethical notions?
Many philosophers, however, would argue that sense perception is the only practice that is sufficiently reliable, consistent and universal to allow for knowledge statements.