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able to relate new percepts to past experience

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It helps, for example, to explain the underlying semantics of apperceptive self-awareness.
Jenkins (Editor), A handbook of clinical scoring systems for thematic apperceptive techniques (pp.
This "contradictory environment of alien words" or the expectation of an antipathetic and adversarial response is manifest not "in the object" (of the reader him-/herself) but in the "consciousness of the listener with his apperceptive background, pregnant with responses and objections" (p.
Hegel agrees with Kant that consciousness is apperceptive, that in responding to the world, I am always already aware that it is I who am doing so--all consciousness is at least implicitly self-consciousness; but the self of which we are more or less aware as each of us make judgments is not an immanent object within the world, but rather the very condition for the possibility of the objects in the world appearing in their rule-governed unity.
Absolute dread is the unknown that cannot be warded off in advance-the sudden, unexpected, horrific, cinematic shot that no filmic logic or apperceptive conditioning prepares us for.
Specifically this last consideration also makes clear that knowledge, for Goethe, is not object-knowledge or -representation (Vorstellung) in the Cartesian and Newtonian sense; nor indeed does it involve an apperceptive synthesis and accumulation of "data" to be "applied" or otherwise "expended" in the pursuit of some contingent objective.
Yet even here Husserl continues to speak of "strata", and even of a phenomenological "archaeology" unearthing the "hidden constitutive structures" of the apperceptive sense-performances whose correlate is the seemingly "ready-made" world--a search for ultimate origins that, as with archaeology in the usual sense, proceeds by way of "reconstruction" (19).
Persons in this case do not consult an internal script, cognitive structure, or apperceptive mass for information or guidance; they do not interpret or "read the world" through narrative lenses, they do not anchor their own lives.
The speaker breaks through the alien conceptual horizon of the listener, Constructs his own utterance on alien territory, against his, the listener's, apperceptive background.