manifest image


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image

 [im´ahj]
a picture or concept with more or less likeness to an objective reality.
body image see body image.
digital image a depiction recorded electronically to allow viewing or transmission on a computer.
image distributor beam splitter.
disturbed body image a nursing diagnosis defined as confusion in the mental picture of one's personal self. See also body image.
fluoroscopic image a visual depiction on a fluoroscopy screen.
image intensifier a fluoroscope that is electronically enhanced to produce a brighter image; see also automatic brightness control, brightness gain, and vignetting.
latent image the invisible change in radiographic film that is caused by x-radiation or light and is made visible by development of the film.
magnification image direct radiographic enlargement requiring a fractional focus tube of 0.3 mm or less.
manifest image the change on an x-ray film that becomes visible when the latent image undergoes appropriate chemical processing.
mirror image
1. the image of light made visible by the reflecting surface of the cornea and lens when illuminated through the slit lamp.
2. an image with right and left relations reversed, as in the reflection of an object in a mirror.
motor image the organized cerebral model of the possible movements of the body.
phantom image an artifact seen in conventional linear tomography.

man·i·fest im·age

(mani-fest imăj)
The visible anatomic image on a radiograph after processing.
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Clearly, Brassier's Promethean politics is modelled on his epistemology insofar as it translates the manifest image as the present conjuncture and the scientific image as the future ideal of a new humanity in a new world.
Though, historically, the scientific image of human beings and of the world in general grows out of a basis in their manifest image, once generated and developed, the scientific image presents itself as a rival, conflicting with the theory and ontology of the manifest image.
As Flanagan notes, the manifest image has so permeated Western culture that even avowed secularists are likely to have at least implicitly adopted parts of it.
Brown's platonism extends to morality and to mathematics, but in science it is clearly the view that escaping from the data (the mere manifest image) can enable us to intuit a pure world of essences, conceivably very far from the world of everyday knowledge.
Sellars is blocked from this interpretation by his view that the entities in the space of nature, the entities of the space of nature, are radically different from the conceptualized entities of the manifest image. Thus, he reads Kant's sensibility as presenting entities akin to his own scientific image entities--entities that are alien to our sensory concepts and, thus, not equipped to be components of inferences from sensory inputs.
Then O'Shea identifies the concepts of thought and intentionality as the linchpin notions in the Manifest Image: "So, given the scientific realist image of the human being as 'a complex physical system' ..., how ...
He begins with observation and the conflict between the scientific and the manifest image. Accepting one to the exclusion of the other is morally reprehensible, "a kind of proud overestimation of reason and experiment" or "a kind of false humility, an underestimation of reason and experiment" (p.
The manifest image consists of persons and their common sense objects of experience.