- the doctrine that phenomena are the only objects of knowledge or the only form of reality.
- the view that all things, including human beings, consist simply of the aggregate of their observable, sensory qualities.
Origin of phenomenalism
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Examples from the Web for phenomenalistic
Mathematics would, then, be the phenomenalistic science of the form and order of the world.
And yet it would be misleading to place the totality of phenomenalistic sciences as a subdivision under the teleological sciences.
Mathematics would then be the phenomenalistic science of the form and order of the world.
We have discussed the reasons why we group mathematics here and not among the phenomenalistic sciences.
Is the application of phenomenalistic psychology or the application of teleological voluntarism in question?
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Word Origin and History for phenomenalistic
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