Origin of apperception
Examples from the Web for apperceptive
In all the apperceptive operations of the mind, a certain general law makes itself felt,—the law of economy.
Nature, its organization the source of apperceptive forms, 152 et seq.The Sense of Beauty|George Santayana
He had no apperceptive centres in his experience or his training to which your kind of religious teaching was related.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
Indefiniteness in the apperceptive masses results in the even movement of apperception.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Feelings and interest, therefore, as well as knowledge, dominate the apperceptive process.Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education|Ontario Ministry of Education
1753, from French aperception (17c.), from German Apperzeption (or Latin apperceptionem), coined by German mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) as noun corresponding to French apercevoir "perceive, notice, become aware of" (11c., from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + percipere; see perceive) on analogy of Perzeption/percevoir.