inferentialist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inferential +‎ -ist. Coined by the philosopher Robert Brandom to describe his own theory, and since applied more widely.

Adjective[edit]

inferentialist (comparative more inferentialist, superlative most inferentialist)

  1. (philosophy, semantics) Of, pertaining to or supporting a belief in the primary importance of inference to any account of meaning

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

inferentialist (plural inferentialists)

  1. A supporter of inferentialism