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Single Idea 1809

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 1. Relativism]

Full Idea

Ninth mode: we perceive things according to what we expect (earthquakes and sunshine).

Gist of Idea

Perception is affected by expectations (Mode 9)


report of Pyrrho (reports [c.325 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 09.Py.9

Book Reference

Diogenes Laertius: 'Diogenes Laertius', ed/tr. Yonge,C.D. [Henry G. Bohn 1853], p.412