perception


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the condition of being aware

that which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

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This is likewise the case with regard to perception: for the object of perception is, it appears, prior to the act of perception.
But the annihilation of perception does not involve that of the perceptible.
He seemed, however, to retain no very distinct perception either of the process of achieving this object or of the design itself.
It comes late, indeed; but it is as we go onward in life, when objects begin to lose their freshness of hue and our souls their delicacy of perception, that the spirit of beauty is most needed.
I woke up with a great shudder to the acute perception of my own feelings and of that aristocrat's incredible purpose.
They can't fail to understand each other on the very highest level of idealistic perceptions.
All form is an effect of character; all condition, of the quality of the life; all harmony, of health; and for this reason a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper only to the good.
At any rate, we are satisfied, as before, to have four divisions; two for intellect and two for opinion, and to call the first division science, the second understanding, the third belief, and the fourth perception of shadows, opinion being concerned with becoming, and intellect with being; and so to make a proportion:--
Each perception which ever had been transmitted to Tarzan's brain had been, with varying accuracy, a true perception.
Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being.
For the moment, I am merely concerned to note that perception of objects is one of the most obvious examples of what is called "consciousness.
No," he said; "I would point out the fact that if, as Pripasov directly asserts, perception is based on sensation, then we are bound to distinguish sharply between these two conceptions.
Some dim perception of a great change dawned on my mind.
In her intellectual character it is pleasing to observe an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and a quick perception of the relations of things.
Sharp perceptions hath he, like the people, and changeable humours.