a diagram, plan, or scheme.
an underlying organizational pattern or structure; conceptual framework: A schema provides the basis by which someone relates to the events they experience.
(in Kantian epistemology) a concept, similar to a universal but limited to phenomenal knowledge, by which an object of knowledge or an idea of pure reason may be apprehended.
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In this urban schema, family, long the basic unit of society, becomes peripheral.Barack Obama’s New Chicago Politics Abandon Bill Clinton’s Winning Coalition | Joel Kotkin | September 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even less may a logical schema of this sort be regarded as representing a universal law of development.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
In the first place, the schema is a conception which relates not to the reality apprehended but to us.Kant's Theory of Knowledge | Harold Arthur Prichard
Yet, on Kant's general account of a schema, the schematizing must actually bring a manifold under the corresponding conception.Kant's Theory of Knowledge | Harold Arthur Prichard
The schema is, in itself, always a mere product of the imagination.The Critique of Pure Reason | Immanuel Kant
The schema of necessity is the existence of an object in all time.The Critique of Pure Reason | Immanuel Kant
British Dictionary definitions for schema
a plan, diagram, or scheme
(in the philosophy of Kant) a rule or principle that enables the understanding to apply its categories and unify experience: universal succession is the schema of causality
psychol a mental model of aspects of the world or of the self that is structured in such a way as to facilitate the processes of cognition and perception
logic an expression using metavariables that may be replaced by object language expressions to yield a well-formed formula. Thus A = A is an axiom schema for identity, representing the infinite number of axioms, x = x, y = y, z = z, etc
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