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The basis from which Mill argues is the epistemological thesis that everything we can know must be known through sense perception.
He argues that disanalogies between mystical perception and sense perception, such as the fact that the former is not universal while the latter is, do not disqualify CMP from being socially established, do not cancel out the prima facie rationality it enjoys by virtue of being socially established, and, most important, do not tend to show that it is unreliable.
The cogitare embraces all kinds of thought processes including the two major modes, which are sense perceptions and volition.
Plantinga's contribution shows that knowledge of God is on similar causal epistemic footing as is knowledge of objects of sense perception and memory.
Weissman believes that through such tests we gain access to the "extra mental world" and not merely to the data of sense perception, a point of contention he has with the idealists.
It is therefore necessary to reconstruct how the capacities of the soul to include sense perception ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), intellect ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), movement ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), nutrition ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), and speech ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) contribute to his account of facticity.
But of course, Siger takes it for granted that intellectual knowledge is grounded in sense knowledge, so that saying that there must be a first certitude really means that the first certitude must be grounded in sense perception.
Its proponents set up a "false dichotomy" when speaking of experience: they insist that sense perception either grants one an exhaustive knowledge of the thing as it exists in itself or--failing this--that it delivers mental "pictures" that imperfectly "stand for" a real world.
I also defend attributing to Berkeley a slightly modified version of (PPI), on which it both serves his strategy and allows sense perception to incorporate what he calls 'suggestion.
Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception.
The facts, however, have not yet been sufficiently grasped; but if they are ever grasped, then we must rely on sense perception more than on theories and on theories only if what they set forth agrees with what has been observed" (GA 3.
Still, it is good to be reminded that De anima 2 is by no means a complete statement of Aristotle's theory of sense perception, and Aquinas's commentary makes clear his interest in the details, not merely the generalities, of Aristotelian science.