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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, based on, or involving perception.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to perception; of the nature of perception.

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  • adjective Relating to perception.

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  • adjective of or relating to the act of perceiving

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Examples

  • The coat which is perceived -- in this sense of the word 'coat' -- is what I call a perceptual object.

    The Concept of Nature The Tarner Lectures Delivered in Trinity College, November 1919

  • The challenge, though, with touching a speaker or even touching a musical instrument is what we call perceptual masking.

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  • The challenge, though, with touching a speaker or even touching a musical instrument is what we call perceptual masking.

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  • The challenge, though, with touching a speaker or even touching a musical instrument is what we call perceptual masking.

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  • The challenge, though, with touching a speaker or even touching a musical instrument is what we call perceptual masking.

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  • It would fall more in line with personality disorders, which are characterized by perceptual and interpersonal distortions.

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  • To be in perceptual field is to be encompassed by edges that are neither strictly spatial — we cannot map a horizon (even if we can draw it) — nor strictly temporal (43, cited in Overing and Lees 8-9).

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  • McDowell subtly develops an account of that which Kant called the "spontaneity" of our judgement in perceptual experience, while avoiding the suggestion that the resulting account has any connection with idealism.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • McDowell develops a stringent reading of Sellars 'diagnosis of a "myth of the given" in perceptual experience to argue that we need always to separate out the exercise of concepts in experience from a causal account of the pre-conditions of experience and that the idea of "non-conceptual content" straddles this boundary in a philosophically unacceptable way.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • To be in perceptual field is to be encompassed by edges that are neither strictly spatial — we cannot map a horizon (even if we can draw it) — nor strictly temporal (43, cited in Overing and Lees 8-9).

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