[kuh n-sep-choo-uh-liz-uh m]
Origin of conceptualism
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The Daily Pic: The Italian was such a glutton for order, he could have been the first conceptualist.Proof That Morandi Was Sol LeWitt's Teacher?
September 5, 2013
She has been a conceptualist and collaborator with Jimmy Katz on a number of photographic projects.The Last Sideshow
Jimmy And Dena Katz
May 2, 2009
The conceptualist could be depended upon to answer our question in the negative.
According to the empiricist, the former is the case, according to the conceptualist, the latter.
Conceptualist logicians, who speak of judgments instead of propositions, of course define the judgment in their own language.Logic
There is a significant point of agreement between the conceptualist and the empiricist.
As preliminary to this, it has been already shown that the Conceptualist view of propositions, viz.Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic
- 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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