The presentative realist, in his appeal to "common-sense" and the "plain man," first sophisticates the umpire and then appeals.
Acting in Elizabethan days was a presentative, rather than a representative, art.
The object in insight is thus a presentative feeling as in introspection, though not our own, but another's.
If we wish to cultivate the Representative faculties, we must begin by cultivating the presentative faculties.
On the other hand, a representative illusion is often more enduring than a presentative, that is to say, less easily found out.
We have seen that "Ultimate Scientific Ideas are all" presentative "of realities" which can "be comprehended."
Dewey favors the naïve standpoint, and affirms that presentative realism is tainted by an epistemological subjectivism.
In opposition to presentative realism, Dewey offers his 'naturalistic' interpretation of knowledge.
The foregoing paragraphs on presentative instruction may seem strange to the American teacher.
Indeed, to raise the possibility of error in introspection seems to do away with the certainty of presentative knowledge.
presentative pre·sent·a·tive (prĭ-zěn'tə-tĭv)
Having the capacity or function of bringing an idea or image to mind.
Perceived or capable of being perceived directly rather than through association.
Having the ability to so perceive.