subjectivism

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  • Info Subjectivism is the philosophical tenet that "our own mental activity is the only unquestionable fact of our experience". more...
  • This means that only we know what it is like to be ourselves (Subjectivism).
  • Subjectivism is thus a common element among many (though not all) of its definitions.
  • Subjectivism, based on vital experience, mixes no better with this system than oil with water. Cited from Outspoken Essays, by William Ralph Inge
  • It opens up boundless possibilities of subjectivism in a man who was apparently only too matter-of-fact. Cited from An Outline Of The History Of Christian Thought Since Kant, by Edw. Moore
  • Another version of subjectivism in reporting is what is sometimes called participatory reporting.
  • One of the central themes of the novel is subjectivism.
  • Also a new school of young artists emerged who completely broke with Impressionism and favored a deep, intense subjectivism.
  • Much of the critical literature concerns itself with a strain of subjectivism which may be called activism in news reporting.
  • Moral subjectivism is that species of moral relativism that relativizes moral value to the individual subject.
  • This is a fairly extreme version of subjectivism, however.
  • As our minds become more deeply aware of their own subjectivism, we find a zest in objective method that is not otherwise there. Cited from Public Opinion, by Walter Lippmann
  • His individualism stood half-way between the former's nominalism and the latter's transcendentalism and subjectivism. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • Here too he kept his distance: with all his subjectivism he didn't absolutize the subject of the author as the Romantics often did.
  • He also opposed all forms of "subjectivism" because he held that it was impossible for people to know God objectively by reflecting upon themselves.
  • How comes it, then, that our critics so uniformly accuse us of subjectivism, of denying the reality's existence? Cited from The Meaning of Truth, by William James
  • The cause of this lack of talent lies, of course, in the strength of his subjectivism in the first place, and of his nationalism in the second. Cited from Frederick Chopin Volume 2, Frederick Niecks
  • In short, practical individualism, or struggle for greater freedom of thought in action, was translated into philosophic subjectivism. Cited from Democracy and Education, by John Dewey
  • But by what process, apart from faith and practical postulates and regulative ideas, can subjectivism pass to belief in other free agencies outside the thinking and all-creating self? Cited from The Faith of the Millions (2nd series), by George Tyrrell
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Meaning of subjectivism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge and value are dependent on and limited by your subjective experience
  • noun The quality of being subjective