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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 previewMetaphor and Philosophy (2014)

A Special Issue of Metaphor and Symbolic Activity by Mark Johnson

Experientialism is a wide-ranging philosophical position developed by George Lakoff, Mark Johnson, and associates in ...

Google previewPerception and Basic Beliefs (2009)

Zombies, Modules, and the Problem of the External World by Jack Lyons

Experientialism is a threat to this project (though bare givenism is not), because if the Grounds Principle is true, then the experiential states are not only sufficient for the (prima facie) justification of pure perceptual beliefs but necessary as well ...

Google previewWord and Spirit (2014)

Renewing Christology and Pneumatology in a Globalizing World by Anselm K. Min, Christoph Schwöbel

Spiritual experientialism is a phenomenon of disconnected effects. The solution for both fundamentalism and spiritualism, for Schwöbel, is the same, a return to the Trinitarian theology of the Reformers. For Luther the external meaning of ...

Google previewChicago School Pragmatism (2000)

by John R. Shook

The greatest difficulty in appreciating the standpoint of objective idealism or experientialism is that many people persist in returning to the realistic psychological point of view. And this not because of the inherent force of the realist position, but ...

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 previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

-+ empirism, experientialism empiricism in the strict sense s Empirismus im engen Sinn m (epi. sei) ...

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 affect deeply all later experientialism. After Mill experientialism takes essentially new forms. In part ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary of the English Language (1899)

Based on the Latest Conclusions of the Most Eminent Philologists and Comprising Many Thousands of New Words which Modern Literature, Science and Art Have Called Into Existence and Common Usage

EXPERIENTIALISM, eks-pe-ri-en'shal- izm, n. the doctrine that all our knowledge or ideas are derived from the experience of ourselves or others, and that none of them are intuitive. EXPERIENTIALIST, eks-pe-ri-en'shal-ist, n. one who holds ...

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 New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

experientialism (-en'sh§.l- izm), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

One major theological andcultural variation developed withintheMovement involved linking experientialism with FUNDAMENTALISM, as youngpeople embraced selectedbeliefs associated ...

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