Chapter

Sensations

Richard Swinburne

in The Evolution of the Soul

Published in print February 1997 | ISBN: 9780198236986
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598593 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198236980.003.0002
Sensations

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Mental events consist in the instantiation of mental properties. Part 1 of this book (Chs. 2–7) analyses the different kinds of mental event that occur in humans and animals. This chapter analyses sensations, to which we have privileged, but not infallible, access and which are, together with beliefs, components of perceptions.

Keywords: mental event; mental property; perception; privileged access; sensation

Chapter.  10279 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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