intuitionism

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noun in·tu·i·tion·ism \ˌin-tü-ˈi-shə-ˌni-zəm, -tyü-\

Definition of intuitionism

  1. 1a :  a doctrine that objects of perception are intuitively known to be realb :  a doctrine that there are basic truths intuitively known

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

  3. 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

intuitionist

play \ˌin-tü-ˈi-sh(ə-)nist, -tyü-\ adjective or noun

1847

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1847


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