subjectivist

subjectivism

[suhb-jek-tuh-viz-uhm]
noun
1.
Epistemology. the doctrine that all knowledge is limited to experiences by the self, and that transcendent knowledge is impossible.
2.
Ethics.
a.
any of various theories maintaining that moral judgments are statements concerning the emotional or mental reactions of the individual or the community.
b.
any of several theories holding that certain states of thought or feeling are the highest good.

Origin:
1855–60; subjective + -ism

subjectivist, noun
subjectivistic, adjective
subjectivistically, adverb
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subjectivism (səbˈdʒɛktɪˌvɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the meta-ethical doctrine that there are no absolute moral values but that these are variable in the same way as taste is
2.  any similar philosophical theory, for example, about truth or perception
3.  any theological theory that attaches primary importance to religious experience
4.  the quality or condition of being subjective
 
sub'jectivist
 
n
 
subjecti'vistic
 
adj
 
subjecti'vistically
 
adv

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