[ahn-shou-oo ng, -uh ng]
- 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
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Examples from the Web for anschauung
Intuition (Anschauung) as used by Kant, is external or internal.The Aesthetical Essays
Fichte's word is Anschauung, for which the English language possesses no exact equivalent.Religion and Science
John Charlton Hardwick
The psychological distinction between the three forms is that sensuous perception (Anschauung) 3.
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