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phantom

 [fan´tom]
1. an image or impression not evoked by actual stimuli.
2. a model of the body or of a specific part thereof.
3. a device for simulating the in vivo effect of radiation on tissues.

phan·tasm

(fan'tazm),
The mental imagery produced by fantasy.
Synonym(s): phantom (1)
[G. phantasma, an appearance]

phantasm

/phan·tasm/ (fan´tazm) an impression or image not evoked by actual stimuli, and usually recognized as false by the observer.

phantasm

[fan′taz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, phantasma, vision
an illusory image, such as an optical illusion of something that does not exist. See also phantom vision.

phan·tasm

(fan'tazm)
The mental imagery produced by fantasy.
Synonym(s): phantom (1) .
[G. phantasma, an appearance]
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22) The final Parnassus play ends with all the scholar characters retreating from London--Philomusus and Studioso go off to become shepherds; Ingenioso, Furor Poeticus, and Phantasma move to the Isle of Dogs and write satires complaining about their fate; and Academico goes back to Cambridge.
Being pleased or pained by an object perceived by the senses, or evaluating an object of thought or phantasma in the intellect involves recognizing not only its features on spectra such as black/white, sweet/bitter, but also the value it has on the scale of pleasant/painful or good/bad.
There is a whiff of Panofsky at his best about this book, erudition without the constraints of academia and its favorite phantasma, the impending doom of occidental civilization.
The profusion of deictics ("this here," "this," "that") encourage the narratees to picture Athena pointing out the Ithacan landmarks to Odysseus, landmarks that for the two characters are real and visible (Buhler's "demonstratio ad oculos"), but for the narratees are of course only an example of "Deixis am Phantasma.
The state of ambiguity continues: "Just like then, when I couldn't believe that the phantasma that passed by me was a woman, now it seemed that the creature that was dragging me into the shadow was not a man" (Caragiale 1994 : 37).
Babes-Bolyai University, Dean of the Faculty of Letters and Director of Phantasma.
These are exemplified here by the breathing of statues, which for Rilke seems to be an actual phenomenon, and not merely an imaginary phantasma.
El propio Hobbes ha definido el espacio como phantasma existentis.
El recuerdo seria entonces dos cosas a la vez: una imagen en si misma, a la que denominara phantasma, y una representacion de otra cosa (eikon).
Segun Pomponazzi, en el sistema de Aristoteles el alma es la forma del cuerpo y su entelequia, pero, en tanto que principio noetico, como el pensamiento no es posible sin el phantasma, no pude subsitir ni pensar sin el.
8) Por otra parte, en tanto que deixis am phantasma, en la figura de Apolo se efectua un "transporte vicario", se traslada el centro deictico a la figura divina.