Ideatum - definition of ideatum by The Free Dictionary
, pl -ata
(Philosophy) philosophy the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond
[C18: New Latin, from Latin: idea]
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On the one hand, "The idea of infinity is exceptional in that its ideatum surpasses its idea" (TI, 40/49).
With this defection of the form that Levinas call the epiphany of the Face, we find again the surpassing of the idea by the ideatum that defines the merely formal schema of the idea of the infinite.
More fruitful and instructive than reductionistic forays at Spinoza's expense, or in his behalf, is his own thought that the body is the ideatum
of which the mind is the idea.