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.
Again, perception is generated at the same time as the perceiving subject, for it comes into existence at the same time as the animal.
I cannot in any case agree with Keiss that my whole conception of the external world has been derived from perceptions
Thoughtless people contradict as readily the statement of perceptions as of opinions, or rather much more readily; for they do not distinguish between perception and notion.
When we have new perception, we shall gladly disburden the memory of its hoarded treasures as old rubbish.
If I set to work to recall what I did this morning, that is a form of consciousness different from perception
, since it is concerned with the past.
Therefore besides personal force and so much perception as constitutes unerring taste, society demands in its patrician class another element already intimated, which it significantly terms good-nature,--expressing all degrees of generosity, from the lowest willingness and faculty to oblige, up to the heights of magnanimity and love.
Accuracy is essential to beauty, and quick perceptions to politeness, but not too quick perceptions.
Thus, with a dream, came the first faint tinge of a knowledge of fear, a knowledge which Tarzan, awake, had never experienced, and perhaps he was experiencing what his early forbears passed through and transmitted to posterity in the form of superstition first and religion later; for they, as Tarzan, had seen things at night which they could not explain by the daylight standards of sense perception
or of reason, and so had built for themselves a weird explanation which included grotesque shapes, possessed of strange and uncanny powers, to whom they finally came to attribute all those inexplicable phenomena of nature which with each recurrence filled them with awe, with wonder, or with terror.
His intellectual gifts, his moral perceptions
, his power of experiencing and communicating emotion, were kept in a state of preternatural activity by the prick and anguish of his daily life.
Objective: To compare environmental perception
as measured by the Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure of students with high and low academic performance.