phenomenalism

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noun phe·nom·e·nal·ism \fi-ˈnä-mə-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of phenomenalism

  1. 1 :  a theory that limits knowledge to phenomena only

  2. 2 :  a theory that all knowledge is of phenomena and that what is construed to be perception of material objects is simply perception of sense-data

phenomenalist

play \fi-ˈnä-mə-nə-list\ noun or adjective

phenomenalistic

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phenomenalistically

play \fi-ˌnä-mə-nə-ˈli-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Circa 1865

First Known Use of phenomenalism

circa 1865



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