subjectivist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n subjectivist a person who subscribes to subjectivism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Subjectivist (Metaph) One who holds to subjectivism; an egoist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n subjectivist In metaphysics, one who holds the doctrine or doctrines of subjectivism.
    • subjectivist Same as subjectivistic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Subjectivist one who holds to subjectivism
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. sujet—L. subjectussub, under, jacĕre, to throw.

Usage

In literature:

What is to be accepted as the fundamental category which gives to all of these terms their subjectivistic significance?
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
It is only on the basis, further, of an intellectualistic psychology that such a subjectivistic conception is possible.
"Social Value" by B. M. Anderson
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In news:

John Horgan, in "Science Set Free From Truth" (Op-Ed, July 16), is right to criticize subjectivist and "postmodernist" thinking in science and philosophy, even (or especially) when it comes from eminent physicists.
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