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Perception et connaissance chez Démocrite

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Aristotle criticizes Democritus have assumed the existence of tiny, imperceptible time, to better recognize that the perception of a color composite results from the juxtaposition of several elementary perceptions each corresponding to a single color. It should be noted that the taste, subjective sense par excellence, is a much smaller problem Democritus that this will be the case in Epicureanism. Affecting qu'adopta Democritus position on the theory of knowledge, there has been wont to highlight the apparent disparity theses that have been reported to us on it. The original context of the chapter is in French.

Keywords: Aristotle; Democritus; Epicureanism; theory of knowledge



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