FLEETING PRESENT By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a term that is used to describe the ever changing present moment of our conscious experience. This was defined by William James. FLEETING PRESENT: "The fleeting present is each moment of experience." Related Psychology Terms RADICAL EMPIRICISM SPECIOUS PRESENT ONTOGENY OF CONSCIOUS EXPERIENCE BRAIN PATHOLOGY GOAL SPECIFICITY MALADJUSTMENT GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME PROCESS EXPERIENTIAL PSYCHOTHERAPY AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHICAL RESEARCH INTERLOCKING PATHOLOGIES Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLEETING PRESENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fleeting-present/ (accessed January 18, 2020).