Definition of Quinean in English:

Quinean

(also Quineian, Quinian)

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Quine or his theories, especially on empiricism and the nature of meaning.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Philosophical and Phenomenological Research. From the name of Willard Van Orman Quine, U.S. logician + -ean.

Pronunciation

Quinean

/ˈkwʌɪnɪən/