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representationism Syllabification: rep·re·sen·ta·tion·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌrepriˌzenˈtāSHəˌnizəm/ /-zən-/

Definition of representationism in English:

noun

Philosophy
The doctrine that thought is the manipulation of mental representations that (somehow) correspond to external states or objects.
Example sentences
  • The system is called Representationism and sometimes Idealism.
  • In other work, I have used the inverted spectrum hypothesis as an argument against functionalism and representationism.

Derivatives

representationist
noun
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