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Definition of "perceiver" []

  • Agent noun of perceive; one who perceives. (noun)

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Use "perceiver" in a sentence
  • "The "conditions" that might prevent us from enjoying aesthetic experience are those that cut off either the artist or the perceiver from the "beauty" of creating and focus his/her attention instead on the purely utilitarian."
  • "A different, but essentially parallel explanatory hypothesis is provided by a now familiar science fiction scenario: the perceiver is a disembodied brain floating in a vat of brain nutrients and receiving electrical impulses from a computer that again contains an ideally complete model or representation of a material world and generates the impulses accordingly, taking account of motor impulses received from the brain that reflect the person's intended movements."
  • "The idea that consciousness exists in some state that is independent of the situation of the perceiver is a myth."