Definition of subjectivist in US English:


adjective & noun

  • See subjectivism

    • ‘Suprisingly, Heidegger argues that there is little trace here of a subjectivist metaphysics in which being as such has to be orientated by the self-posited ego as subject.’
    • ‘By contrast, post-Cartesian epistemology is individualist because it is subjectivist.’
    • ‘This subjectivist thesis would be over harsh if it were interpreted in an ‘atomistic’ fashion, so that some subjective response corresponds to every judgment of taste, and vice versa.’
    • ‘The subjectivist extreme of idealism, in politics this led him to identify the force of the state with the consent of the people - a position that conveniently justified the Fascist seizure of power.’
    • ‘Nietzsche made a virtue out of the subjectivist isolation in which he found himself.’