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phenomenalism

[fi-nom-uh-nl-iz-uhm]
noun Philosophy.
1.
the doctrine that phenomena are the only objects of knowledge or the only form of reality.
2.
the view that all things, including human beings, consist simply of the aggregate of their observable, sensory qualities.

Origin:
1860–65; phenomenal + -ism

phenomenalist, noun
phenomenalistic, adjective
phenomenalistically, adverb
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phenomenalism (fɪˈnɒmɪnəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
philosophy idealism Compare realism the doctrine that statements about physical objects and the external world can be analysed in terms of possible or actual experiences, and that entities, such as physical objects, are only mental constructions out of phenomenal appearances
 
phe'nomenalist
 
n, —adj
 
phenomenal'istically
 
adv

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