Definition of Intuitionism

1. Noun. (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired primarily by intuition.

Category relationships: Philosophy
Generic synonyms: Philosophical Doctrine, Philosophical Theory



Definition of Intuitionism

1. n. Same as Intuitionalism.

Definition of Intuitionism

1. Noun. (mathematics) An approach to mathematics/logic which avoids proof by contradiction, and which requires that, in order to prove that something exists, one must construct it. ¹

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Definition of Intuitionism

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Literary usage of Intuitionism

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1. An Introductory Study of Ethics by Warner Fite (1903)
"Sidgwick distinguishes three forms of intuitionism ... PERCEPTIONAL intuitionism Perceptional intuitionism expresses the more naive conception of ..."

2. Ethics and Natural Law: A Reconstructive Review of Moral Philosophy Applied by George Lansing Raymond (1920)
"... of Kant upon Later Rational intuitionism—The Voice of God in Man—Moral-sense or Emotional intuitionism of Shaf tes- bury—Perceptional intuitionism of ..."

3. Ethics: Descriptive and Explanatory by Sidney Edward Mezes (1900)
"Plausibility of Perceptional intuitionism First observe that the amount of evidence that can be advanced in support of the three tenets is very large, ..."

4. A Study of Ethical Principles by James Seth (1905)
"()3) Later intuitionism. Its divergences from Butler. ... But the conscience of contemporary intuitionism has a much narrower range ) than Butler's ..."

5. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"intuitionism OF HENRI BERGSON S77 equality, religion, philosophy, and science are all rejected because they contradict life ; and all systems of thought and ..."

6. The Will and Its World: Psychical and Ethical by Denton Jaques Snider (1899)
"This is, accordingly, the transitional stage to the next, which is explicitly intuitionism, the nature of which is now to be briefly unfolded. II. ..."

7. Principles of Character Making by Arthur Holmes (1913)
"Quite readily he acts from self-regarding motives; and equally, when pressed for a moral reason, helps out his short-paced intuitionism with Utilitarian ..."

8. The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry (1905)
"But as every special study tends to rely upon its own conceptions, pietism, involving as it does a relation to God, is replaced by rigorism and intuitionism ..."

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