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noun

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

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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 previewPerception and Basic Beliefs : Zombies, Modules and the Problem of the External World (2009)

Zombies, Modules and the Problem of the External World by Jack C Lyons Associate Professor of Philosophy University of Arkansas

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 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 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 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 previewThe Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy (2015)

by Robert Audi

A third view, which as yet lacks a generally accepted label, may be termed experientialism; it asserts that some religious beliefs are directly justified by religious experience. Experientialism differs from evidentialism in holding that religious ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

EXPERIENTIALISM Ex*pe`ri*en" tial*ism, n.

Google previewCONCEPTUAL TRANSFER IN THE BILINGUAL MENTAL LEXICON (2012)

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 previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

-+ 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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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