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subjectivism

Line breaks: sub¦ject¦iv|ism
Pronunciation: /səbˈdʒɛktɪvɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of subjectivism in English:

noun

[mass noun] Philosophy
The doctrine that knowledge is merely subjective and that there is no external or objective truth.
Example sentences
  • This New Age subjectivism and relativism encourage people to believe that reality is whatever you want it to be.
  • For example, moral subjectivism is that species of moral relativism that relativizes moral value to the individual subject.
  • It seems that this absolutization leads to subjectivism.

Derivatives

subjectivist

1
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Nietzsche made a virtue out of the subjectivist isolation in which he found himself.
  • Suprisingly, Heidegger argues that there is little trace here of a subjectivist metaphysics in which being as such has to be orientated by the self-posited ego as subject.
  • By contrast, post-Cartesian epistemology is individualist because it is subjectivist.

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