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Single Idea 2614

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 2. Phenomenalism]

Full Idea

Nowadays phenomenalism is held to be a theory of perception which says that physical objects are logical constructions out of sense-data.

Gist of Idea

Modern phenomenalism holds that objects are logical constructions out of sense-data

Source

A.J. Ayer (Phenomenalism [1947], 1)

Book Reference

Ayer,A.J.: 'Philosophical Essays' [Macmillan 1965], p.125