ALL meanings of sense datum

sense da·tum
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  • noun sense datum Also called sensum. Psychology. the basic unit of an experience resulting from the stimulation of a sense organ; a stimulus or an object of perception or sensation. 1
  • noun sense datum Epistemology. datum (def 3). 1
  • noun sense datum a sensation detached both from any information it may convey and from its putative source in the external world, such as the bare awareness of a red visual field. Sense data are held by some philosophers to be the immediate objects of experience providing certain knowledge from which knowledge of material objects is inferred 0
  • noun sense datum that which is immediately perceived as the direct effect of stimulus on a sense organ 0
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