Defect in manners is usually the defect of fine perceptions. Men are too coarsely made for the delicacy of beautiful carriage and customs.
Accuracy is essential to beauty, and quick perceptions to politeness, but not too quick perceptions.
He could not believe what he had seen and yet, having seen even these incredible things, he could not disbelieve the evidence of his own perceptions
. Never in all his life had Tarzan's senses deceived him badly, and so, naturally, he had great faith in them.
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.
Thus, by knowledge we mean knowledge the knowable; by the knowable, that which is to be apprehended by knowledge; by perception, perception of the perceptible; by the perceptible, that which is apprehended by perception.
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
. The most fundamental idea, the idea of existence, has not been received by me through sensation; indeed, there is no special sense-organ for the transmission of such an idea."
When we have new perception, we shall gladly disburden the memory of its hoarded treasures as old rubbish.
Every man discriminates between the voluntary acts of his mind and his involuntary perceptions, and knows that to his involuntary perceptions a perfect faith is due.
This nullifies our hypotheses about believing in no gender difference existing between faculty perceptions
about their learning environment and about differences in their perception
because of differences in curricula.