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Definition of the noun Abstract Idea

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noun

  1. &lit, abstract, idea
  2. [metaphysics] An idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it; as the solidity of marble when contemplated apart from its color or figure.

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Google previewEmerson and Thoreau (2009)

The Contemporary Reviews by Joel Myerson

There is an expression universally received-—“the human mind”—which is what is called an “abstract idea.” An abstract idea is a pure creation of the intellect, and in all ...

Google previewAn Elementary Handbook of Logic (1918)

by John Joseph Toohey

" An abstract idea is an idea which represents the form APPREHENSION AND THE IDEA 7 Direct and Reflex Idea Clear, ...

Google previewThe Athenæum (1841)

An abstract idea is a pure creation of the intellect, and in all processes of reasoning such ideas are indispensable. The individual objects around us present certain obvious resemblances and differences; we seize the one and reject the other; ...

Google previewThe Athenaeum (1841)

Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music and the Drama

An abstract idea is a pure creation of the intellect, and in all processes of reasoning such ideas are indispensable. The individual objects around us present certain obvious resemblances and differences ; we seize the one and reject the other; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Psychology Set (2015)

by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld

” For instance, we form the abstract idea of a triangle by abstracting the sizes of the angles and the lengths of the sides from particular instances of triangle- observation, ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. N - R by William Nicholson

_ to 'be exactly the-sanIe,'thongli less ob mind, and thus becoming, in some degree, separate from the -objects which originally were connected with -them, constitute the abstract idea. The readiness with which these circumstances of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Abstract Idea,., in Metaphysics, a partial idea of a complex object, limited to one or more of the component parts or properties, laying aside or abstracting from the rest. , , Abstract. Mathematics, otherwise called Pure Mathematics.

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

in some degree, separate from the objects which oiiginally were connected with them, constitute the abstract idea. The readiness with which these circumstances of resemblance, recal the idea or conception of the ...

Google previewספר השרשים Lexicon radicum hebraicarum. Heb. & Lat (1843)

by Christoph Heinrich Friedrich BIALLOBLOTZKY

The monosyllabic and biliteral root signifies merely a perfectly abstract idea, which, under various modiñcations, occurs in all the derivatives of that root. The root is, therefore, ...

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Even the recognition of an individual whom we see every day is only possible as the result of an abstract idea of him formed by generalization from his appearances in the past. (James G. Frazer)
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