Definition of Subjectivism

1. Noun. (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge and value are dependent on and limited by your subjective experience.

Category relationships: Philosophy
Generic synonyms: Philosophical Doctrine, Philosophical Theory
Derivative terms: Subjectivist



2. Noun. The quality of being subjective.
Generic synonyms: Quality

Definition of Subjectivism

1. n. Any philosophical doctrine which refers all knowledge to, and founds it upon, any subjective states; egoism.

Definition of Subjectivism

1. Noun. (metaphysics) The doctrine that reality is created or shaped by the mind. ¹

2. Noun. (epistemology) The doctrine that knowledge is based in feelings or intuition ¹

3. Noun. (ethics) The doctrine that values and moral principles come from attitudes, convention, whim, or preference. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subjectivism

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Literary usage of Subjectivism

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1. The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry (1905)
"By subjectivism is meant that system of philosophy which construes the universe in ... In so far as subjectivism reduces reality to states of knowledge, ..."

2. The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry (1905)
"By subjectivism is meant that system of philosophy which construes the universe in ... In so far as subjectivism reduces reality to states of knowledge, ..."

3. Idola Theatri: A Criticism of Oxford Thought and Thinkers from the by Henry Cecil Sturt (1906)
"THERE are two forms of subjectivism — one springing from the other, and showing all through its development clear traces of its origin, and yet working out ..."

4. The Spirit of Russia: Studies in History, Literature and Philosophy by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1919)
"Faced like Bakunin and Belinskii with the problem of subjectivism versus objectivism, he decided in favour of a harmonious combination of the two. ..."

5. Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism, Idealism by Ralph Barton Perry (1912)
"~M_ • • , restricted domestic task of saving idealism ism as an from a vicious subjectivism. There is but one Escape from crucial consideration here. ..."

6. The Problem of Human Life as Viewed by the Great Thinkers from Plato to the by Rudolf Eucken (1909)
"(b) subjectivism. Nietzsche subjectivism is more closely related to realism than to idealism in this respect, that it restricts the whole life of man to the ..."

7. The Problem of Human Life as Viewed by the Great Thinkers from Plato to the by Rudolf Eucken (1909)
"(b) subjectivism. Nietzsche subjectivism is more closely related to realism than to idealism in this respect, that it restricts the whole life of man to the ..."

8. Introduction to Philosophy: A Handbook for Students of Psychology, Logic by Oswald Külpe (1897)
"subjectivism and Objectivism. 1. (1) subjectivism defines the end of moral action as a subjective state, either of the agent himself or of other individuals ..."

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