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Lukas Licka
Czech Academy Of Sciences
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This article discusses the theory of perception of Peter Auriol. Arguing for the active nature of the senses in perception, Auriol applies the Scotistic doctrine of objective being to the theory of perception. Nevertheless, he still accepts some parts of the theory of species. The paper introduces Auriol's view on the mechanism of perception and his account of illusions. I argue for a direct realist reading of Auriol's theory of perception and propose that his position becomes clearer if we use the distinction between the first- and third-person perspectives which he seems to presuppose.
Keywords perception  objective being  Peter Auriol  medieval philosophy  intentionality  theory of species  perceptual illusions  direct realism
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ISBN(s) 1051-3558
DOI 10.5840/acpq20161571
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Peter Aureoli and William of Ockham on Relations.Mark Henninger - 1985 - Franciscan Studies 45 (1):231-243.
Implicit Knowledge.W. Goris - 2002 - Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 69 (1):33-65.

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Peter Auriol.Russell L. Friedman - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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