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[in-too-ish-uh-nl-iz-uh m, -tyoo-] /ˌɪn tuˈɪʃ ə nlˌɪz əm, -tyu-/
Origin of intuitionalism
First recorded in 1840-50; intuitional + -ism
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intuitionalist, noun, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • On the other hand, intuitionalism is not unknown in the West.

  • The vital impulse, intuitionalism, and rhythmic flow of time in Bergson caught the fancy of the poets.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • We shall approach this problem by considering a form of intuitionalism historically prior to that of Kant.


    John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
  • Furthermore, if we look to ancient times, we shall see that even Occidentals were dominated by intuitionalism.

  • Esoterically understood, his novel teaches a doctrine of mysticism, intuitionalism, and materialism combined.

    Balzac Frederick Lawton
  • Carlyle's fanatical adoption of intuitionalism has told banefully upon his work in sociology.

    Thomas Carlyle

    Hector Carsewell Macpherson

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