[kuh n-sep-choo-uh-liz-uh m]
Origin of conceptualism
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Conceptualism exploded the art experience, made it an idea and experience, and something more than purely visual.A Gay American Artist in Kaiser’s Berlin
Sarah Bay Williams
August 10, 2014
Conceptualism, then, investigates the conditions of consistent judgment.
To distinguish Logic from Psychology is most important in connection with Conceptualism.
Nominalism is covered by empirical tendencies, and conceptualism by modern idealism.The Approach to Philosophy
Ralph Barton Perry
So far nominalism and conceptualism—the theory that kinds exist only in words or in ideas—was on the right track.Reconstruction in Philosophy
The view of Socrates is the meeting-point of the other two, just as conceptualism is the meeting-point of nominalism and realism.Cratylus
- the philosophical theory that the application of general words to a variety of objects reflects the existence of some mental entity through which the application is mediated and which constitutes the meaning of the termCompare nominalism, realism, Platonism
- the philosophical view that there is no reality independent of our conception of it, or (as in the philosophy of Kant) that the intellect is not a merely passive recipient of experience but rather imposes a structure on it
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