David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 88 (1):1-30 (2006)
Aristotle's notion of experience plays an important role in his epistemology as the link between perception and memory on the one side, and higher cognitive capacities on the other side. However, Aristotle does not say much about it, and what he does say seems inconsistent. Notably, some passages suggest that it is a non-rational capacity, others that it is a rational capacity and that it provides the principles of science. This paper presents a unitary account of experience. It explains how experience grows from perception and memory into a rational capacity, and in what way it provides the principles.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Ian McCready-Flora (2014). Aristotle's Cognitive Science: Belief, Affect and Rationality. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89 (2):394-435.
Similar books and articles
Derek Matravers (2003). The Aesthetic Experience. British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (2):158-174.
Eric LaRock (2002). Against the Functionalist Reading of Aristotle's Philosophy of Perception and Emotion. International Philosophical Quarterly 42 (2):231-258.
Andreas Anagnostopoulos (2011). Senses of Dunamis and the Structure of Aristotle's Metaphysics Θ1. Phronesis 56 (4):388-425.
David J. Owens (1996). A Lockean Theory of Memory Experience. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (2):319-32.
Stephen Everson (1997). Aristotle on Perception. Oxford University Press.
Stephen Makin (2000). Aristotle on Modality: Stephen Makin. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74 (1):143-161.
Victor Caston (2002). Aristotle on Consciousness. Mind 111 (444):751-815.
Stephen Makin (2000). Aristotle on Modality, I. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74 (1):143–161.
Nicholas Denyer (2000). Aristotle on Modality, II. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74 (1):163–178.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads59 ( #68,852 of 1,790,225 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #168,663 of 1,790,225 )
How can I increase my downloads?