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Nature, its organization the source of apperceptive forms, 152 et seq.

It is, in modern terms, an apperceptive basis for all instruction.

Indefiniteness in the apperceptive masses results in the even movement of apperception.

The "apperceptive mass" is really the "character" or "human nature" of the individual.

The apperceptive expectancy, practically nil in the reading of nonsense material, must be decidedly deficient in all poor reading.

It is the synthetic, or apperceptive, activity of the mind that gives the “seven-league boots” to genius.

Dewey realizes that his act of intelligence is similar to Kant's 'apperceptive unity.'

The first curiosity may be called objective, or sensuous, the second subjective, or apperceptive.

The interests and needs of the individual reflect themselves largely in his apperceptive tendencies.

Feelings and interest, therefore, as well as knowledge, dominate the apperceptive process.

WORD ORIGIN

1753, from French aperception (17c.), from German Apperzeption (or Latin apperceptionem), coined by German mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) as noun corresponding to French apercevoir "perceive, notice, become aware of" (11c., from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + percipere; see perceive) on analogy of Perzeption/percevoir.

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