Definition of interactionist in English:

interactionist

adjective & noun

Philosophy
  • See interactionism

    • ‘The notion of interpersonal congruence arises from the social psychological framework of identity negotiation, which in turn grew out of the writings of the early symbolic interactionists.’
    • ‘He was a dualistic interactionist, who thought that the rational soul and the body have a causal influence on each other.’
    • ‘But the dualist views we are considering deny epiphenomenalism: they are interactionist views.’
    • ‘As a developmental psychologist, the first author received very little exposure to symbolic interactionist approaches during his graduate training.’
    • ‘Our study is informed by both the symbolic interactionist perspective and ecological theory.’