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  • adj. Not sensory.


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non- +‎ sensory


  • The inference proceeds from a nonsensory and innate idea of God to the existence of that God.

    René Descartes

  • Crary comments that although "the dominance of the camera obscura paradigm does in fact imply a privilege given to vision, it is a vision that is a priori in the service of a nonsensory faculty of understanding that alone gives a true conception of the world" (57).

    Introduction: Gothic Romance as Visual Technology

  • Navigation through this reality occurs through our attention, and nonsensory perception takes place through our activated memory and imagination.


  • Because of this big disanalogy, God is categoreally unsuited to serve as the object of a veridical perception, whether sensory or nonsensory. (pp. 326-27)

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • Although O'Hear speaks of "personal contact," perhaps his question is best construed in the present context as the question whether religious experience could put us in epistemic contact with a nonsensory reality (i.e., one that can't, ordinarily, be seen, heard, touched, etc.) such as God; and that question, I take it, is the question whether beliefs about such a nonsensory reality could acquire warrant by way of religious experience.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • Now his initial suggestion is that there is something problematic about the very idea of a human person's being in cognitive contact (the kind required by warrant) with a nonsensory reality such as God.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • It means the rejection of any form of mysticism, i.e., any claim to some nonsensory, nonrational, nondefinable, supernatural source of knowledge.

    The Virtue of Selfishness

  • Even the most ardent pro-lifers, for instance, would acknowledge that a baby born without a brain should not be treated as if it is worthy of a right to life, and few would say it must be connected to a life support system for the duration of its empty, nonsensory life.

    Saint Gasoline

  • (A) ny form of irrationalism, supernaturalism, or mysticism, (and) any claim to a nonsensory, nonrational form of knowledge, is to be rejected.,

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