Definition of sense datum in English:

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sense datum


An immediate object of perception, which is not a material object; a sense impression: the material world cannot be directly grasped via sense data or empirical observation
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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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