Intuitionalism
Intuitionalism In`tu*i"tion*al*ism, n. (Metaph.) The doctrine that the perception or recognition of primary truth is intuitive, or direct and immediate; -- opposed to {sensationalism}, and {experientialism}. [1913 Webster]

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  • intuitionalism — intuitionalist, n., adj. /in tooh ish euh nl iz euhm, tyooh /, n. intuitionism. [1840 50; INTUITIONAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • intuitionalism — in·tu·i·tion·al·ism …   English syllables

  • intuitionalism — /ɪntʃuˈɪʃənəlɪzəm/ (say inchooh ishuhnuhlizuhm) noun → intuitionism. –intuitionalist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • intuitionalism — ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈ(w)ishənəlˌizəm, shnəˌli noun ( s) : intuitionism …   Useful english dictionary

  • nihilism — 1. (Nihilism) (1713↑, 232↓) It s useless to define it. It s useless to give an example... Author: Johnnywang http://nihilism.urbanup.com/1133702 2. (nihilism) (580↑, 110↓) a belief in the pointless of existance. the absence of truth. the absence… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Experientialism — Ex*pe ri*en tial*ism ([e^]ks*p[=e] r[i^]*[e^]n shal*[i^]z m), n. (Philos.) The doctrine that experience, either that of ourselves or of others, is the test or criterion of general knowledge; opposed to {intuitionalism}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intuitionalist — In tu*i tion*al*ist, n. One who holds the doctrine of intuitionalism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intuitionism — In tu*i tion*ism, n. Same as {Intuitionalism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sensationalism — Sen*sa tion*al*ism, n. 1. (Metaph.) The doctrine held by Condillac, and by some ascribed to Locke, that our ideas originate solely in sensation, and consist of sensations transformed; sensualism; opposed to {intuitionalism}, and {rationalism}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oswald Spengler — Oswald Manuel Arnold Gottfried Spengler (29 May 1880 – 8 May 1936) was a German historian and philosopher whose interests also included mathematics, science, and art. He is best known for his book The Decline of the West (Der Untergang de …   Wikipedia

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