presentationism

presentationism

[prez-uhn-tey-shuh-niz-uhm, pree-zen-]
noun Epistemology.
the doctrine that in perception, or in all forms of knowledge, there is an immediate awareness of the things perceived.
Also called presentative realism.


Origin:
1835–45; presentation + -ism

presentationist, noun, adjective
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presentationism (ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
philosophy Compare representationalism the theory that objects are identical with our perceptions of them
 
presen'tationist
 
n, —adj

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