experientialist

experientialist

(ɪkˌspɪərɪˈɛnʃəlɪst)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy an advocate of experientialism
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Cara is an experientialist - more feet in the fire.
She says: "Cara is an experientialist - more feet in the fire.
JASON ROGERS, "On the Epistemic Relevance of Perceptual Experience: A Defense of Experientialist Intemalism." Adviser: Earl Conee.
There are claims which argue that it arises from "the experientialist position of semantic theory" (Freeman 1996:281).
Generic Structures, Generic Experiences: A Cognitive Experientialist Approach to Video Game Analysis.
prefer, one can spot the odd experientialist, wearing a pair of Tod's
The assumption that embodiment shapes cultural meaning-making activities like interpretation underlies Lakoff and Johnson's experientialist epistemology (see Lakoff and Johnson; Hart) as well as "biocultural" or "consilient" approaches to cultural artifacts: since mental processes--including cultural meanings and evaluations--are grounded in biochemical processes, which in turn reflect a deep history of natural selection, culture must be in some way related to the make-up of human bodies.
It further raises the possibility of a shift away from the postmodern "experientialist fascination with religious sensations" (145) and toward a thematic focus on the place and significance of religious beliefs in the contemporary Western world.
Part I reviews the philosophical literature, seeking to clarify crucial distinctions that are all too often blurred by SWB scholars: between well-being and a particular, experientialist, conception of well-being (for example, the view that well-being is just happiness); between the satisfaction of someone's preferences (how well actual conditions in the world fit with her preference ranking) and the fact that the individual feels satisfied: between utility in the traditional economic sense, a measure of preference satisfaction, and experience utility, a measure of the individual's happiness, positive affects, or feelings of satisfaction.
The members of this group may all be characterized as experientialist mystics.

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