Definition of sense datum in English:

sense datum

Syllabification: sense da·tum


  • An immediate object of perception, which is not a material object; a sense impression.
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    • This way of putting it will appear absurd, if understanding is subsuming a sense datum under an idea, and if the body is an object.
    • If both science and religion both use logic and faith, then they are just competing systems of organizing our sense data.
    • I believe the world to be only ideas, sense data, perceptions, call it what you will.

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