[prez-uh n-tey-shuh-niz-uh m, pree-zen-]
- the doctrine that in perception, or in all forms of knowledge, there is an immediate awareness of the things perceived.
Origin of presentationism
Also called presentative realism.
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- philosophy the theory that objects are identical with our perceptions of themCompare representationalism
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