Origin of conceptual
Examples from the Web for non-conceptual
In non-conceptual notions an object is not apprehended with all possible clearness.
Nor is an object apprehended in all possible purity in our non-conceptual notions.
The problem is to put concepts in the place of non-conceptual notions of Anarchism and its species.
The problem is not to put concepts in the place of all notions that appear as non-conceptual notions of Anarchism and its species.
- relating to or concerned with concepts; abstract
- concerned with the definitions or relations of the concepts of some field of enquiry rather than with the facts
Word Origin and History for non-conceptual
1820, "pertaining to mental conception" (there is an isolated use from 1662), from Medieval Latin conceptualis, from Latin conceptus "a collecting, gathering, conceiving," past participle of concipere (see conceive). Related: Conceptualism; conceptualist.
- Relating to concepts or the the formation of concepts.