GLOSSARY OF TERMS.1
Presentation : a mental picture or image, any object of knowledge or thought.
Representation : the same when remembered or revived.
Presentative : having reference to an object of consciousness.
Idea : a mental state of any kind, considered as subject to reproduction or revival.
Subjective : belonging to the subject, i. e., to conciousness itself.
Objective : belonging to things considered as objects of consciousness.
Empirical : belonging to or derived from the observation events themselves; derived from experience.
Experiential : the same.
Empiricism : the doctrine that all knowledge is derived exclusively from experience.
Intuition : (1) the act of looking at directly, without a medium of any kind; (2) the information reached by such an act; (3) knowledge is intuitive or rational when it is open to immediate inspection, i. e., needs no proof.
Rational : applied to knowledge in about the same sense as intuitive, above.
Intuitionalism : the doctrine that some knowledge is intuitive, i. e., not derived exclusively from experience; opposed to Empiricism.
Phenomenon : an event, change, happening, of any kind.
Synthesis : (1) a union of elements in which these elements are themselves hidden; (2) the process of uniting elements as described.
Integration : (1) a union of elements in which these elements are still evident; (2) the process of bringing about such a union of elements.
Function : (1) an activity, process, or performance (applied to organisms); (2) an expression for, or way of stating a thing (mathematical use); (3) a regular appearance of, or event in (consciousness: use in psychology).
Relative : to a degree dependent.
Absolute : not relative, independent.
Content : material, or filling.
Form : that which sets limits to a content; that which is filled.
Postulate : a presupposition.
Hypothesis : a postulate put forth to explain a set of observed facts. Inductive: resting on observed facts.
Deductive : guaranteed by a general principle.
Affective : happening in conciousness but not referring to an object; opposed to presentative.
Co-efficient : an essential peculiarity, or distinguishing mark; a standard, or normal value.
Dynamic : progressive, forceful, causal.
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