Definition of representationalism
1 : the doctrine that the immediate object of knowledge is an idea in the mind distinct from the external object which is the occasion of perception
2 : the theory or practice of realistic representation in art
Examples of representationalism
<the artist eventually abandoned the representationalism of his earlier work>
First Known Use of representationalism
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