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The doctrine, set forth by David Hume and his successors, that percepts and concepts constitute the sole objects of knowledge, with the objects of perception and the nature of the mind itself remaining unknowable.
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pheˈnomenalist, pheˈnomenist n, adj
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phe•nom•e•nal•ism(fɪˈnɒm ə nlˌɪz əm)
1. the doctrine that phenomena are the only objects of knowledge or the only form of reality.
2. the view that all things, including human beings, consist simply of the aggregate of their observable, sensory qualities.
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the doctrine that phenomena are the only objects of knowledge or the only form of reality. — phenomenalist, n. — phenomenalistic, adj.See also: Philosophy
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n → Phänomenalismus m
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