conceptual

[ kuh n-sep-choo-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF conceptual

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We then compared the mechanism of conceptual thought to that of the cinematograph.

Conceptual logic, on the other hand, is false from the start.

The realities which arose were not of sense but conceptual, ideal.

The conceptual is related to the objective as a train of cars is related to the railway.

Rapid Dominance is a first conceptual step to deal with this possibility.

This is as true when the field is conceptual as when it is perceptual.

Our conceptual image is always of some definite size and shape.

The concept is not the conceptual image, and forming the image is not conception.

The relation of the sensuous content to the conceptual form is not dead, as in Kant's doctrine.

But we may define it negatively by distinguishing it from the conceptual image.

WORD ORIGIN

1820, "pertaining to mental conception" (there is an isolated use from 1662), from Medieval Latin conceptualis, from Latin conceptus "a collecting, gathering, conceiving," past participle of concipere (see conceive). Related: Conceptualism; conceptualist.

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