conceptualistic
adjective see conceptualism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • conceptualistic — See conceptualist. * * * …   Universalium

  • conceptualistic — adjective Of or pertaining to conceptualism …   Wiktionary

  • conceptualistic — adj. pertaining to conceptualism (philosophical theory which states that reality is based on mental concepts ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conceptualistic — con·cep·tual·is·tic …   English syllables

  • conceptualistic — adjective involving or characteristic of conceptualism • Pertains to noun: ↑conceptualism • Derivationally related forms: ↑conceptualism * * * kən|sepchə(wə)|listik, (|)kän , psh adjective 1. : typical of or involving conceptualism …   Useful english dictionary

  • conceptualistic approach — approach dominated by theory …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pragmatism — pragmatistic, adj. /prag meuh tiz euhm/, n. 1. character or conduct that emphasizes practicality. 2. a philosophical movement or system having various forms, but generally stressing practical consequences as constituting the essential criterion… …   Universalium

  • conceptualism — noun Date: circa 1838 1. a theory in philosophy intermediate between realism and nominalism that universals exist in the mind as concepts of discourse or as predicates which may be properly affirmed of reality 2. often capitalized conceptual art… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conceptualism — conceptualist, n. conceptualistic, adj. conceptualistically, adv. /keuhn sep chooh euh liz euhm/, n. Philos. any of several doctrines existing as a compromise between realism and nominalism and regarding universals as concepts. Cf. nominalism,… …   Universalium

  • Lewis, C.I. — ▪ American philosopher and logician in full  Clarence Irving Lewis   born April 12, 1883, Stoneham, Mass., U.S. died Feb. 3, 1964, Cambridge, Mass.       American logician, epistemologist, and moral philosopher.       Educated at Harvard… …   Universalium

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