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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 previewThe American Journal of Theology (1905)

by University of Chicago. Divinity School

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 previewThe elements of ethics (1895)

by James Hervey Hyslop

Experientialism is a theory of the " origin," genesis, the creation of conscience, as a new function of human consciousness, but what we are here defending is not its " origin," but the occasion of its acquiring efficiency, which is voluntary though  ;...

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 ...


by Sherif Okasha

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

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 previewEncyclopedia of Philosophy for Smartphones and Mobile Devices - FREE 3 Chapters in the Trial Version (2007)

by MobileReference

experientialism - • experimentalism - • expressionism - an aesthetic and artistic movement that distorted reality for enhanced or overexaggerated emotional effect . It can also apply to some literature; the works of Franz Kafka and Georg Kaiser ...

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 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, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement (2004)

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Churches/Churches of Christ, Churches of Christ by Douglas Allen Foster

Finally, at the end of the twentieth century, the postmodern disillusion with rationalism has prompted some conservatives toward naive experientialism and ...

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