Meaning of INTUITIONISM in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌin-tü-ˈi-shə-ˌni-zəm ]


Date: 1847


a. : a doctrine that objects of perception are intuitively known to be real

b. : a doctrine that there are basic truths intuitively known

2. : a doctrine that right or wrong or fundamental principles about what is right and wrong can be intuited

3. : a philosophical thesis that human beings have a direct intuitive understanding of mathematics and that rejects the principle that every mathematical statement must be true or false

• in·tu·i·tion·ist -sh(ə-)nist adjective or noun

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