Some articles on objects, object:
... not infallible and may misrepresent objects to us even when in full working order (e.g ... illusion seemingly shows the need to posit sense-data as the immediate objects of perception ... In cases of illusion or hallucination, the object has qualities that no public physical object in that situation has and so must be distinct from any such object ...
Famous quotes containing the words present and/or object:
“The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.”
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (18591930)
“Perchance the time will come when every house even will have not only its sleeping-rooms, and dining-room, and talking-room or parlor, but its thinking-room also, and the architects will put it into their plans. Let it be furnished and ornamented with whatever conduces to serious and creative thought. I should not object to the holy water, or any other simple symbol, if it were consecrated by the imagination of the worshipers.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)