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representationalist (plural representationalists)
- (philosophy) A subscriber to the philosophy of representationalism.
2008 August 27, Mikkel Gerken, “Is There a Simple Argument for Higher-Order Representation Theories of Awareness Consciousness?”, in Erkenntnis, volume 69, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s10670-008-9116-z:
- It seems plausible that the disagreement between the competing representationalist theories traces back to an underlying disagreement about the nature of mental representation.
- (art) An artist who aims to produces realistic depictions.