December 11, 2010

IF - Phenomenon

A phenomenon is an observable occurrence while a noumenon "refers to an object of human inquiry, understanding or cognition."  Where exactly does the transfer between the material and immaterial occur?

2 comments:

corey said...

Phenomenon was a vocabulary word for my 8th Graders last week.

I'm completely confused at the last sentence in your post...???

Will Blair Art said...

das ding an sich