Why Would You Doubt Your Senses? Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

Why Would You Doubt Your Senses?
A discussion regarding senses, perception and reality.
# 96450 | 1,114 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Jul 09, 2007 in Philosophy (Logic) , Psychology (General) , Philosophy (General)

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This paper takes a look at a person's senses, perception and how it relates to reality. According to the paper, different people have different perceptions of the same thing, as our senses sense differently. The smell or taste that is enjoyed by one person, may be abhorred by another. The paper goes on to discuss the concept of hallucination and how it relates to reality.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Boeree, C. George. Perception and Interaction. 2002. 09 December 2006. <http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/genpsyperception.html>.
  • Calvert, J. B. The Mystery of the Senses. 17 February 2001. 09 December 2006. <http://www.du.edu/~jcalvert/optics/senses.htm>.
  • Forrester, Rochelle. Sense Perception and Reality. 2003. 09 December 2006. <http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/rochelle.f/Sense-Perception-and-Reality.html>.
  • Hume, David. A Treatise of Human Nature. 07 February 2006. 09 December 2006. <http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/h/hume/david/h92t/index.html>.

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