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The Encroachment of Others

Cecilia Sjöholm

in Doing Aesthetics with Arendt: How to See Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173087
eISBN:
9780231539906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173087.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Relying on Kantian notions of judgement, Sjöholm explores its relevance and applications in Arendt’s aesthetics. Arendt argues that taste alone cannot be the requisite of judgement. Historically, ... More


The Sensus Communis: The First of the Internal Sense Faculties

Anthony J. Lisska

in Aquinas’s Theory of Perception: An Analytic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777908
eISBN:
9780191823374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777908.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter provides a general discussion of the internal senses and their differences in structure from the external senses. Aquinas posits that the four internal senses of sensus communis, ... More


The Imagination and Phantasia: A Historical Muddle

Anthony J. Lisska

in Aquinas’s Theory of Perception: An Analytic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777908
eISBN:
9780191823374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777908.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the internal sense faculty, which Aristotle sometimes refers to as the ‘phantasia’, and argues that several contemporary Aquinas commentators have not developed four-square ... More


Aristotle on the Common Sense

Pavel Gregoric

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Apart from using our eyes to see and our ears to hear, we regularly and effortlessly perform a number of complex perceptual operations that cannot be explained in terms of the five senses taken ... More


Sharing the World in Common with Others

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Underlying the two views of democracy in terms of commonality and political freedom are two different mental pictures of how people share. This chapter draws out these two mental pictures from a ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Elite colonists in the port cities of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston sought to construct a new civil society on the margins of the British Empire. They turned to material artifacts as ... More


The Disunity of Mind

Jonardon Ganeri

in Attention, Not Self

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198757405
eISBN:
9780191817304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198757405.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The term ‘mind’ (mano) is used in a confused range of different and contradictory senses in the early Pāli canon. Buddhaghosa will impose order by distinguishing distinct cognitive modules, each with ... More


Preconditions of Visual Awareness: Object and Medium

Anthony J. Lisska

in Aquinas’s Theory of Perception: An Analytic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777908
eISBN:
9780191823374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777908.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter provides further development of Aquinas’s theory of sensation and perception in terms of the necessary conditions for sight. It begins with a discussion of the intentional act of seeing ... More


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