- the doctrine that in perception external objects are given immediately, without the intervention of a representative idea.
- the doctrine that knowledge rests upon axiomatic truths discerned directly.
OTHER WORDS FROM intuitionismin·tu·i·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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How to use intuitionism in a sentence
We find him quoted with approval by Clarke, who is commonly taken to represent Intuitionism in an extreme form.
On this view, which I may distinguish as sthetic Intuitionism, I shall have something to say hereafter.
The wider of the two meanings of Intuition here distinguished is required in treating of Philosophical Intuitionism.
Dewey's criticism of intuitionism scarcely does justice to that method, whatever may be its inherent weakness.John Dewey's logical theory|Delton Thomas Howard
It attempts thus to supplant both egoism and intuitionism by the same doctrine of the organic union between individuals.On the Ethics of Naturalism|William Ritchie Sorley
British Dictionary definitions for intuitionism
- the doctrine that there are moral truths discoverable by intuition
- the doctrine that there is no single principle by which to resolve conflicts between intuited moral rulesSee also deontological