conventionalism

  • 1 Conventionalism — is the philosophical attitude that fundamental principles of a certain kind are grounded on (explicit or implicit) agreements in society, rather than on external reality.[citation needed] Although this attitude is commonly held with respect to… …

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  • 2 convenţionalism — CONVENŢIONALÍSM s.n. Caracterul a ceea ce este convenţional; (în artă) tendinţă idealistă de a se conforma regulilor deja acceptate (accepta), fără o percepere proprie, realistă, a faptelor. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. conventionalisme. Trimis de… …

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  • 3 Conventionalism — Con*ven tion*al*ism, n. 1. That which is received or established by convention or arbitrary agreement; that which is in accordance with the fashion, tradition, or usage. [1913 Webster] All the artifice and conventionalism of life. Hawthorne.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 conventionalism — is the view that the adoption by the relevant scientific community of one theory rather than its rival(s) is a matter of mere convention. It is now widely accepted in the philosophy of science that even the best established scientific laws and… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 5 conventionalism — index custom Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 conventionalism — A theory that magnifies the role of decisions, or free selection from amongst equally possible alternatives, in order to show that what appears to be objective or fixed by nature is in fact an artefact of human convention, similar to conventions… …

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  • 7 conventionalism — noun see conventional …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 conventionalism — /keuhn ven sheuh nl iz euhm/, n. 1. adherence to or advocacy of conventional attitudes or practices. 2. something conventional, as an expression or attitude. 3. Philos. the view that fundamental principles are validated by definition, agreement,… …

    Universalium

  • 9 conventionalism — noun a) Adherence to social conventions; conventional behavior b) The doctrine that logical or mathematical principles are simply the expression of conventions See Also: conventionalist …

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  • 10 convenţionalísm — s. n. (sil. ţi o ) …

    Romanian orthography

  • 11 conventionalism — con ven·tion·al·ism || ʃnÉ™lɪzÉ™m n. conventional behavior, adherence to accepted norms …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 Conventionalism — philosophical attitude that fundamental principles of a certain kind are grounded on (explicit or implicit) agreements in society, rather than on external reality. Although this attitude is commonly held with respect to the rules of grammar and… …

    Mini philosophy glossary

  • 13 conventionalism — con·ven·tion·al·ism …

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  • 14 conventionalism — /kənˈvɛnʃənəlɪzəm/ (say kuhn venshuhnuhlizuhm) noun 1. adherence or the tendency to adhere to that which is conventional. 2. something conventional …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 conventionalism — noun orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional • Syn: ↑conventionality, ↑convention • Ant: ↑unconventionality (for: ↑conventionality) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 conventional — conventionalism …

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  • 17 conventionalist — conventionalism …

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  • 18 conventionalist — conventionalism …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 19 КОНВЕНЦИОНАЛИЗМ — (conventionalism) 1. (Психология) чрезмерная приверженность к социальным соглашениям, иногда рассматриваемая как один из компонентов или одно из проявлений авторитарной личности. 2, (Философия) представление, согласно которому научное знание это… …

    Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • 20 Jerzy Giedymin — (September 18, 1925 – June 24, 1993) was a philosopher and historian of mathematics and science. Contents 1 Life 2 Work 3 Bibliography 3.1 Books …

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