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intersubjective Line breaks: inter|sub¦ject|ive
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəsəbˈdʒɛktɪv/

Definition of intersubjective in English:


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.


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.
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəsəbdʒɛkˈtɪvɪti/
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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