Definition of compresence in English:



mass nounPhilosophy
  • The simultaneous presence together of properties or experienced qualities.

    • ‘The theory relies on what James takes to be the experienced relations of sensible compresence and sensible continuity.’
    • ‘Each stage of the regress depends on the coherence of a compresence bundle at the next stage, ad infinitum.’
    • ‘But this is difficult to square with Maurin's claim that compresence is external to its terms.’
    • ‘It may be observed in passing that togetherness in time or compresence in it includes both simultaneity and succession.’
    • ‘If knowledge is a relation by compresence, this knowledge cannot know the terms related, unless it transcends them.’