[ ahn-shou-oo ng, -uh ng ]
/ ˈɑn ʃaʊˌʊŋ, -əŋ /

noun Philosophy.

direct or immediate intuition or perception of sense data with little or no rational interpretation.

Origin of Anschauung

1855–60; < German: view, equivalent to anschau(en) to view (an- on, at + schauen to look) + -ung -ing1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for anschauung



"sense-perception," c.1856, from German Anschauung "mode of view," literally "looking at," from anschauen "to look at," from Middle High German aneschouwen (related to show (v.)). A term in Kantian philosophy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper