terça-feira, 8 de julho de 2014


(...) though red is relatively simple and isolatable in comparison to the red tones of the sunset, its simplicity and independence is not its original and primitive character (LW 2:51). The simplicity is rather the “product of discerning analysis purposefully taken, as much so as the chemical determination of hydrogen as simple and different from water the compound” (LW 2:51). In addition, it may give insight into reflection upon how knowledge and experience of emotion modifies the ability to experience them, just as knowing colors and how they function may increase someone’s perception of color.

@ Dina Mendonça, Pattern of Sentiment – Following a Deweyan Suggestion, Instituto de Filosofia da Linguagem, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2010?, p.22