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apperception

 [ap″er-sep´shun]
conscious discernment of a sensory stimulus, understanding its significance as interpreted through one's own emotional outlook, experiences, and prior knowledge.

ap·per·cep·tion

(ap'er-sep'shŭn),
1. The final stage of attentive perception in which something is clearly apprehended and thus is relatively prominent in awareness; the full apprehension of any psychic content.
2. The process of referring the perception of ideas to one's own personality.
[L. ad, to, + per- cipio, pp. -ceptus, to take wholly, perceive]

apperception

(ăp′ər-sĕp′shən)
n.
1. Conscious perception with full awareness.
2. The process of understanding by which newly observed qualities of an object are related to past experience.

ap′per·cep′tive (-sĕp′tĭv) adj.

apperception

Psychiatry Perception modified by personal emotions, memories, biases

ap·per·cep·tion

(ap'ĕr-sep'shŭn)
1. The final stage of attentive perception in which something is clearly apprehended and thus is relatively prominent in awareness; the full apprehension of any psychic content.
2. The process of referring the perception of ideas to one's own personality.
[L. ad, to, + per- cipio, pp. -ceptus, to take wholly, perceive]

Apperception

The process of understanding through linkage with previous experience.

apperception 

The ability to perceive and interpret fully any psychic content or sensory stimuli. Example: the apperception aroused by new objects in the visual field that are noticed when entering an unfamiliar room.
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I will start with a discussion of Kant's account of the transcendental unity of apperception, then I will proceed to Fichte's principle of the self-positing I, and finally, I will draw some conclusions based on the results of the offered discussion.
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The construction of space in Bleak House, then, operates not just through focal characters' visual perceptions but also through visceral apperception. Whether feeling the greasy walls of Krook's shop, smelling the unventilated air of Tom All Alone's, or tasting the bitter smell of opium, the focal character draws on sensory cues to make sense of what he can perceive through eyesight and cognition.
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The Kantian understanding, through its logical concepts and unified subject in the unity of apperception are similar to the notion of symbol or the symbolic in Lacan.
(Guyer 1987: 430) Kant sums up the three levels of cognition thus: "sense represents appearances empirically in perception, imagination in association (and reproduction), apperception in the empirical consciousness ...
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If the basic unity of consciousness as apperception is what Hegel meant to elucidate in Chapter 4 of the Phenomenology, then he chose an interesting means to do so, to say the least.
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