intuitionalism, intuitionism.

1. Metaphysics. the doctrine that the reality of perceived external objects is known intuitively, without the intervention of a representative idea.
2. Metaphysics. the doctrine that knowledge rests upon axiomatic truths discerned intuitively.
3. Ethics. the doctrine that moral values and duties can be perceived directly. Also called intuitivism. — intuitionalist, intuitionist, n.
See also: Knowledge
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Vlachos and Sergiadis [12] defined cross entropy measure in IFS environment and showed a mathematical connection between the notions of entropy for fuzzy sets and IFSs in terms of fuzziness and intuitionism.
The second objection is that taking the fact of reason as the starting point for the deductive authentication of objective moral concepts reduces Kant's argument to a form of naive ethical intuitionism.
As I will show in the coming section, this conclusion is consistent with a proposal that the best analogy between philosophy of language and philosophy of mathematics relates the foundations of linguistics not to Mathematical Platonism, as Katz defends, but rather to Mathematical Intuitionism.
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113) Nothing about this is embarrassing, nor does it necessarily entail bias or intuitionism.
A set of articles comprises a symposium on David Kaspar's book Intuitionism.
Those who insist that constructive procedures be available in the setting just described likely belong to a school of mathematics known as Intuitionism.
A great mediator, Popper sought an approach to mathematics that navigated between logicism (formalism) and intuitionism in a way that both avoided excessive Platonism of the logicist and the "subjective" constructive foundationalism of intuitionism.
Chapters 3-6 address epistemological problems for modern intuitionism.
Gist is the grist: Fuzzy-trace theory and the new intuitionism.