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Definition of the noun aesthesis
What does aesthesis mean as a name of something?
- an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- alternative spelling: esthesis
- synonyms of aesthesis: sensation / sense datum / sense experience / sense impression
- more generic word: perception = the process of perceiving
- more specific terms:
- threshold / limen = the smallest detectable sensation
- masking = the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
- visual sensation / vision = the perceptual experience of seeing
- olfactory perception / olfactory sensation / odour / smell / odor = the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
- gustatory perception / gustatory sensation / taste perception / taste sensation / taste = the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
- auditory sensation / sound = the subjective sensation of hearing something
- synaesthesia / synesthesia = a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated
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The Reception of Doctrine (1997)
An Appropriation of Hans Robert Jauss' Reception Aesthetics and Literary Hermeneutics by Ormond Rush
Aesthesis is a particular way of seeing which enables the individual to construct a meaningful whole of personal...
Epistemic Disobedience in the Social Sciences and the Legitimacy of the Digital Age by Alexander I. Stingl
Decolonial aestheSis is a movement that is naming and articulating practices that challenge and...
Decolonial aestheSis is an option that delivers a radical critique to modern, postmodern, and altermodern aestheTics and, ...
Dental Brief (1896)
An American Journal of Dental Science, Art and Literature
The root aesthesis refers to psysichal preceptions, that is, sensation in the sense that the mind perceives, therefore the title anesthetics should be applied to agents which produce general unconsciousness; analgesics to those which destroy ...
The Emperor Hadrian (1898)
A Picture of the Graeco-Roman World in His Time by Ferdinand Gregorovius
The Aesthesis is the animal. It receives an impression, but the Hormesis is animal as well as human, and 1 Epictetus (Dissert. iv. 7) and Marcus Aurelius (xi. 3) cast a glance of disapproval upon such martyrs. Otherwise they take no notice of ...
by David Paul Parris
Aesthesis is the pleasure that comes from seeing and recognizing. It is the knowledge we learn from the ...
The Dental Register (1897)
by Jonathon Taft, George Watt, Nelville Soulé Hoff
The root aesthesis refers to psysichical preceptions, that is, sensation in the sense that the mind perceives, therefore the title anaesthetics should 'be applied to agents which produce general unconsciousness; analgesices to those which ...
Elegant Anatomy (2014)
The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections by Marieke M. A. Hendriksen
Aesthesis is a term that occurs in eighteenth-century texts and dictionaries, albeit rather sparingly. It is not usually found in general and art dictionaries before the nineteenth century, but two examples appear in medical and philosophical ...
Book I. New Waves of Philosophical Inspirations by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
The aesthesis is a sensitive perception which, without transition, is also intellectual. Whenever we perceive something we immediately record it or identify it as something. It is the unexpected aspect of perceiving, of sensitive perception in ...
The Bookman (1899)
Greek or mistakes like pro remedo and en/hypnion, while such a sentence as “ The Aesthesis is the animal" (p. 285) is intolerable, even when supplemented by the information that another hybrid monster called “the Hormesis " is “animal as ...
The Spenser Encyclopedia (2003)
by A.C. Hamilton
The third distinction separates allegory as convention into allegorical rhetoric and allegorical aesthesis. Allegorical rhetoric includes everything awriter may doto make the readerinterpret thenarrative ina particularway. Allegoricalaesthesis ...
by David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador
syn-, together; aesthesis, sensation .] ...
by Elmar Waibl
Asthesie f ' aesthesia, aesthesis (psy ...
by Harold L. Miller, Jr.
and sensation (aesthesis), as well as the Latin proprius (“individual,” “one's own”) and perception. This entry describes the kinesthetic system, its role in learning ...
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
aesthesis, feeling] comb sensation; perception (myesthesia, esthesiogenic) estu- [L. aestuare, to boil] base ¡. boil (estuant); 2. tide (estuary). Also aestu- esur- [L. esurire, ...
tactile hyperesthesia[L, tactus + Gk, hyper, excessive, aesthesis, sensitivity], an abnormal increase in the sense ...
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper
See AEsthesis. Aitiology. See Etiology. AIX-LA- CHAPE LLE. Said to have been called Aquis-granum by the Romans, after its founder, Severus Granus, a commander among the Belgae in the reign of Hadrian.
by Robert Sungenis
Greek: aesthesis: a perceiving. aesthetic, adj. that which concerns the beautiful, as opposed to the useful, scientific or moral. Greek: aisthetikos: sensitive. affable, adj. cordial in receiving and responding to the conversations of others; amiable; ...
by J. O. Urmson
The word “aesthetics” itself is little over two centuries old and results from a German coinage by the philosopher Baumgarten; thus though the word is ultimately derived from the Greek word aesthesis which means “perception”, no weight can ...
And Such Words and Phrases of the Collateral Sciences as Pertain to the Art and Practice of Dentistry by Chapin Aaron Harris
AEsthesis, and uerpov, measure. A measurer of sensation. AEs'thetical. Diseases or agents affecting the sensation. AEstuatio. Ardor; ebullition; fermentation.
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