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Definition of the noun experientialism

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  1. [philosophy] The theory that experience is the source of knowledge.


Experientialism is the philosophical theory that experience is the source of knowledge.

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Google previewOn Moral Considerability : An Essay on Who Morally Matters (1998)

An Essay on Who Morally Matters by San Antonio Mark H. Bernstein Associate Professor of Philosophy University of Texas

experientialism is a purely subjective and intrinsic theory of well-being, no weight is placed on the origin of these experiences. We have already referred to the example of Hitler, who derived great pleasure from the realization that thousands ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Curriculum Studies (2010)

by Craig Kridel

Experientialism. Experientialist curriculum theory and practice is a category, tendency, or school of thought in curriculum studies. The position asserts that curriculum should consist of learning experiences, not merely academic content or ...

Google previewConceptual Transfer in the Bilingual Mental Lexicon (2012)

by Sherif Okasha

It owes its roots to Lakoif' s theory of experientialism. According to Lakoff, our conceptual system is directly influenced by our ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

~ist, pertaining or relating to experientialism: N. one holt'ing this doctrine. EXPERIMENT, n. éica-pér't-mént [F. experimenter, to experience—from mid. L. emperimentfimé, to prove, to try: L. ezpél'z'mentum, a proof, atrial]: a trial or operation for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Enough has been said to show why the advance beyond the letter of Mill was inevitable while much in the spirit of Mill must necessarily afiect deeply all later experientialism. After Mill experientialism takes essentially new forms. In part ...

Google previewThe national standard encyclopedia (1888)

a dictionary of literature, the sciences and the arts, for popular use

Experientialism, -pe-ri-en'shal-ism. The doctrine that all knowledge or ideas are derived from experience, none being intuitive. Expiator, - er.

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

Here ina nutshellwe find all thebasicepistemological tenets of CL: its realism and its experientialism as well as its assumptionsof embodimentandanembodied mind.In embodiedorexperiential realism, the phenomenain the world are ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, 4 Volume Set (2011)

by George Thomas Kurian

Slave religion and its African features found the experientialism of the Baptists and Methodists more amenable to syncretism than rigid Calvinism. From these denominations emerged the National Baptist Convention and the African Methodist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand, Professor and Chair Department of Religion Hans J Hillerbrand

One major theological and cultural variation developed within the Movement involved linking experientialism with FUNDAMENTALISM, as young people embraced selected beliefs associated with fundamentalist Protestantism, while also ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set (2011)

Online Version htm http://evans; – Wertheimer,Max ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christianity (2005)

by Erwin Fahlbusch, Geoffrey William Bromiley

Given its pan- experientialism, it rejects the traditional and early modern dualism between humanity and nature, which assigned intrinsic value only to human beings. According to process theology, all genuine individuals have intrinsic value, ...

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