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conventionalist

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who adheres to conventional usages; a formalist.
  • noun One who adheres to a convention or treaty.
  • noun [cap.] In United States history, a name assumed by the more radical faction of the Democratic-Republican party in Pennsylvania during several years succeeding 1808. They had previously also borne the title of “Friends of the People.”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who adheres to a convention or treaty.
  • noun One who is governed by conventionalism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective philosophy Of, pertaining to, or supporting conventionalism
  • noun history A member or supporter of the National Convention.
  • noun philosophy A supporter or adherent of conventionalism

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

conventional +‎ -ist

Examples

  • This is called the conventionalist strategy by Popper.

    Atheists Speak Out

  • Against the "rational capacity", "conventionalist", Kantian and early Wittgensteinian views, other philosophers, especially radical empiricists and naturalists (not to speak of epistemological skeptics), have rejected the claim that a priori knowledge exists (hence by implication also the claim that analytic propositions exist), and they have proposed instead that there is only an illusion of apriority.

    Logical Truth

  • The "rational capacity" view and the "conventionalist" view agree that, in a broad sense, the epistemic ground of logical truths resides in our ability to analyze the meanings of their expressions, be these understood as conventions or as objective ideas.

    Logical Truth

  • For all that this defiance is only a logical response to the conventionalist view it sets itself against, the shift of meaning makes this view just as problematic.

    Pretentiousness

  • For all that this defiance is only a logical response to the conventionalist view it sets itself against, the shift of meaning makes this view just as problematic.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • In this context, as applied to literacy it is meant to help one read the invisible inventories that remain hidden to the symmetrical eyes-ears and minds of the conventionalist; it is meant to open up the world and make everything a …

    Literacy News – 232th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • Popper professes to be anti-conventionalist, and his commitment to the correspondence theory of truth places him firmly within the realist's camp.

    Karl Popper

  • Although he at first thought of logic as a true or false description of reality, he later adopted a more conventionalist and instrumentalistic standpoint.

    Lvov-Warsaw School

  • I don't think it's anything that's ever had great currency in the infosphere at large ... and any wise conventionalist might assume her campaign had opinion research in pocket affirming the political acceptability of the stance she adopted.

    Poll: Hillary Doesn't Have To Apologize For 2002 Iraq Vote

  • In this context, as applied to literacy it is meant to help one read the invisible inventories that remain hidden to the symmetrical eyes-ears and minds of the conventionalist; it is meant to open up the world and make everything a …

    Literacy News – 233th Edition « News « Literacy News

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