intuitionism

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

Definition of intuitionism 

1a : a doctrine that objects of perception are intuitively known to be real

b : a doctrine that there are basic truths intuitively known

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

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

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

First Known Use of intuitionism

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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