hallucination of perception

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Philosophy of perception — The philosophy of perception concerns how mental processes and symbols depend on the world internal and external to the perceiver. Our perception of the external world begins with the senses, which lead us to generate empirical concepts… …   Wikipedia

  • Hallucination — Hal*lu ci*na tion ( n[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. hallucinatio: cf. F. hallucination.] 1. The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; error; mistake; a blunder. [1913 Webster] This must have been the hallucination of the transcriber. Addison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hallucination — For other uses, see Hallucination (disambiguation). Hallucination Classification and external resources My eyes at the moment of the apparitions by August Natterer …   Wikipedia

  • hallucination — hallucinational, hallucinative /heuh looh seuh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. /heuh looh seuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to… …   Universalium

  • perception — perceptional, adj. /peuhr sep sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or faculty of apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding. 2. immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral, psychological, or aesthetic… …   Universalium

  • perception — The mental process of becoming aware of or recognizing an object or idea; primarily cognitive rather than affective or conative, although all three aspects are manifested. SYN: esthesia (1). depth p. the visual ability to judge …   Medical dictionary

  • hallucination — noun /həˌluːsəˈneɪʃən/ a) A sensory perception of something that does not exist, arising from disorder of the nervous system, as in delirium tremens; a delusion. , Hallucinations are always evidence of cerebral derangement and are common… …   Wiktionary

  • PERCEPTION — Malgré l’intérêt incessant qu’a suscité l’étude de la perception tout au long de l’histoire de la philosophie occidentale et malgré l’énorme contribution, sur ce sujet, de la psychologie depuis l’époque où celle ci a tenté de se définir comme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hallucination — [hə lo͞o΄si nā′shən] n. [L hallucinatio < hallucinari: see HALLUCINATE] 1. the apparent perception of sights, sounds, etc. that are not actually present: it may occur in certain mental disorders 2. the imaginary object apparently seen, heard,… …   English World dictionary

  • hallucination —    Formerly known as hallucinatio, allucinatio, alucinatio, * alusia, * fallacia, * idolum, and *phantasma. Hallucination can be defined as a percept, experienced by a waking individual, in the absence of an appropriate stimulus from the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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