representationalist

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representationalist ‎(plural representationalists)

  1. (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.
  2. (art) An artist who aims to produces realistic depictions.