Ideas from 'Essays on Intellectual Powers: Senses' by Thomas Reid [1785], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Inquiry and Essays' by Reid,Thomas (ed/tr Beanblossom /K.Lehrer) [Hackett 1983,0-915145-85-5]].

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12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 1. Perception
Sensation is not committed to any external object, but perception is
12. Knowledge Sources / E. Direct Knowledge / 1. Common Sense
Reid is seen as the main direct realist of the eighteenth century [Robinson,H]