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The Powers of Aristotle's Soul$
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Thomas Kjeller Johansen

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199658435

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658435.001.0001

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The Perceptual Capacity Extended

The Perceptual Capacity Extended

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(p.170) 9 The Perceptual Capacity Extended
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The Powers of Aristotle's Soul
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Thomas Kjeller Johansen

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658435.003.0010

Having defined the five senses in DA II, Aristotle seeks in II.1–2 to show how they individually and together are adequate to explain a range of other kinds of perception: common and accidental perception, as well as perceiving that we perceive. Common perception is interpreted as a function that several of the senses have individually, while accidental perception involves the cooperation of the senses pointing to the role of the common sense. Perceiving that one sees or hears is a form of accidental perception performed by the individual senses in collaboration, again, with the other senses.

Keywords:   special perception, common perception, accidental perception, perceiving that we perceive, common sense, explanatory adequacy

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