Active mind refers to a mind that transforms, interprets, understands, or values physical experience. The rationalists assume an active mind. Moreover, it is a mind equipped with categories or operations that are used to analyze, organize, or modify sensory information and to discover abstract concepts or principles not contained within sensory experience.

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