- Epistemology. the doctrine that all knowledge is limited to experiences by the self, and that transcendent knowledge is impossible.
- any of various theories maintaining that moral judgments are statements concerning the emotional or mental reactions of the individual or the community.
- any of several theories holding that certain states of thought or feeling are the highest good.
Origin of subjectivism
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Historical Examples of subjectivist
We have to recognise two tendencies in Kant, subjectivist and phenomenalist.
The teaching of the first sentence is phenomenalist; that of the other is subjectivist.
But in this passage it allows only of a subjectivist interpretation, whereby sensations are appearance.
The subjectivist doctrine of the transcendental object is there expressed in a much more uncompromising manner.
Such an inference only follows if the subjectivist standpoint be accepted to the exclusion of the phenomenalist point of view.
- the meta-ethical doctrine that there are no absolute moral values but that these are variable in the same way as taste is
- any similar philosophical theory, for example, about truth or perception
- any theological theory that attaches primary importance to religious experience
- the quality or condition of being subjective