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Juhana Toivanen: non-conceptual forms of perception in medieval philosophy

Wanneer:wo 01-11-2017 15:15 - 17:00
Waar:Room Omega

Lecture by Juhana Toivanen (University of Gothenburg), organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy

Full title: Perceiving as: non-conceptual forms of perception in medieval philosophy

My presentation focuses on thirteenth-century Latin discussions concerning psychological processes that explain some of the most sophisticated features of perceptual experience. Sense perception primarily conveys information about the sensible qualities of external objects; we see colours, hear sounds, taste flavours, and so forth. Yet, our experience of the external world contains...(continue reading...)