Definition of intersubjective in English:

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intersubjective

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəsəbˈdʒɛktɪv/

adjective

Philosophy
Existing between conscious minds; shared by more than one conscious mind.
Example sentences
  • This ‘material’ is an intersubjective product of two minds.
  • For example, a discussion of Wittgenstein seems to be present in order to show that Wittgenstein's social ontology is founded on intersubjective practices rather than objective structures.
  • When qualitative research is grounded in a subjective or intersubjective epistemology, it is critical that the researcher explicate his or her position so that the reader understands the full context of the study.

Derivatives

intersubjectively

adverb
Example sentences
  • Suppose we had an intersubjectively acceptable way of determining individual levels of well-being, where well-being is viewed as the level of satisfaction of the individual's full range of preferences.
  • These validity-claims are, first (and this is a presupposition of all other validity-claims) the claim that what one is saying has an intersubjectively shareable sense.
  • In works of art the instinctual obsessions are expressed through the vehicle of stereotypes, which is why they seem to be intersubjectively communicable.

intersubjectivity

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəsəbdʒɛkˈtɪvɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • Unquestionably, the paradigm change to linguistic intersubjectivity made up a rather glaring normative deficit in earlier critical theory.
  • That the other is another transcendental, world-constituting ego is essential if there is to be genuinely transcendental intersubjectivity.
  • Central among their philosophical interests here are sexual difference, embodiment, and intersubjectivity.

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