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conceptual +‎ -ism

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conceptualism (countable and uncountable, plural conceptualisms)

  1. The art movement towards conceptual art.
  2. (philosophy) A theory, intermediate between realism and nominalism, that the mind has the power of forming for itself general conceptions of individual or single objects; the doctrine that universals have an existence in the mind apart from any concrete embodiment.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Stewart to this entry?)

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