- individuation field,
Origin of individuation
Examples from the Web for individuation
They merely refuse to confuse it with the fact of individuation.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
Theistic determinism does make man a mere vessel, a tool: for Naturalism he is an individuation of the Living All.Rationalism|John Mackinnon Robertson
These fluctuating lapses from individuation made Mr. Britling a perplexity to many who judged only by the old personal standards.Mr. Britling Sees It Through|H. G. Wells
In short, genesis decreases as individuation increases, yet not quite so fast.Herbert Spencer|J. Arthur Thomson
That wherever the principle of grouping acted with effect, it had always been preceded by the principle of individuation.
1620s, from Medieval Latin individuationem, noun of action from individuare, from individuus (see individual). Psychological sense is from 1909.