Meaning of conceptualism

con•cep•tu•al•ism

Pronunciation: (kun-sep'ch-u-liz"um), [key]
— n. Philos.
  1. any of several doctrines existing as a compromise between realism and nominalism and regarding universals as concepts. Cf. nominalism, realism (def. 5).
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