Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to externalism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to externalism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to externalism; regardful of what is merely external and not essential.

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Examples

  • Unlike the standard forms of content externalism discussed so far, Davidson™s transcendental externalism does not maintain that causal interaction with specific external objects or natural kinds is necessary for specific intentional mental states, but the view is still strongly externalistic in that both social and external physical environments are held to be metaphysically necessary for thought.

    Externalism About Mental Content

  • We have the neuter Brahma, an abstract noun, belonging entirely to the ideal world; which has its tangible roots in no historical tradition, but rather in a thoroughly externalistic treatment of the ancient Vedic sacrificial rites.

    Christian Doctrine of Sin

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