[ahy-dee-ey-tuh m, ee-dee-]
- (in epistemology) the object of knowledge as known by the mind.Compare datum(def 3).
Origin of ideatum
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It is a specification that emerges, correspondently, in both datum and ideatum.Essays in Experimental Logic
It is a specification that emerges, correspondently, in both datum and ideatum, as affairs of the direction of logical movement.Studies in Logical Theory
The unquestioned element is the datum; the uncertain element, the ideatum.
Datum and ideatum come first, psychical and physical next in order.
- philosophy the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond
C18: New Latin, from Latin: idea
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