Aristotle - "On the Soul", Chps. 6 & 7
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Three ways in which the preceptible thing is meant
In two ways, proper thing and common thing, we perceive the thing in its own right, but in one way, we perceive it incidentally.
Proper sense object
one that can only be perceived by one sense and about which the sense cannot be deceived
Common sense objects
things, such as motion, rest, number, shape, and size, which are proper to no one sense but are common to all senses.
The nature of color
to set in motion what is actively transparent
Color is visible/not visible without light.
In order to be visible, color requires:
the transparent and light
what is visible but not visible in its own right but on account of the color of something else
Light is the ___________ of the transparent.
the absence of the active condition, the light, from the transparent
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