Physical Phenomenon

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A Physical Phenomenon is an instance of causal interaction between physical entities.



References

2016

  • (Wikipedia, 2016) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/phenomenon Retrieved:2016-5-8.
    • A phenomenon (Greek: φαινόμενoν, phainomenon, from the verb φαίνειν, phainein, to show, shine, appear, to be manifest or manifest itself, plural phenomena),[1] is any thing which manifests itself. Phenomena are often, but not always, understood as "things that appear" or “experiences" for a sentient being, or in principle may be so.

      The term came into its modern philosophical usage through Immanuel Kant, who contrasted it with the noumenon. In contrast to a phenomenon, a noumenon is not directly accessible to observation. Kant was heavily influenced by Leibniz in this part of his philosophy, in which phenomenon and noumenon serve as interrelated technical terms.

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2009