Priscian on Perception

Phronesis: A Journal for Ancient Philosophy 62 (4):443-467 (2017)
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Abstract

An aporia posed by Theophrastus prompts Priscian to describe the process by which perception formally assimilates to its object as a progressive perfection. I present an interpretation of Priscian’s account of perception’s progressive perfection. And I consider a dilemma for the general class of accounts to which Priscian’s belongs based on related problems raised by Plotinus and Aquinas.

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Mark Eli Kalderon
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Body and soul in Aristotle.Richard Sorabji - 1993 - In Michael Durrant & Aristotle (eds.), Aristotle's de Anima in Focus. Routledge. pp. 63-.
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