Related formsas·so·ci·a·tion·ist, adjective, nounas·so·ci·a·tion·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for associationist
The associationist reduces the self to an aggregate of conscious states, sensations, feelings, and ideas.Bergson and His Philosophy|J. Alexander Gunn
And we have the term "apperceptionist" in opposition to the term "associationist."
If this main contention of the Critical teaching be accepted, Humes associationist standpoint is no longer tenable.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
To distinguish this answer from that of the associationist or empiricist, I will call it the answer of the conceptualist.
In his theory of the origin of magic Frazer follows the associationist school.