HyperDic: functionalism

English > 2 senses of the word functionalism:
NOUNcognitionfunctionalisma psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment
cognitionfunctionalismany doctrine that stresses utility or purpose
English > functionalism: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment.
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Broaderscientific theoryA theory that explains scientific observations
Spanishfuncionalismo
Catalanfuncionalisme
Nounsfunctionalistan adherent of functionalism / functionalism
English > functionalism: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAny doctrine that stresses utility or purpose.
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishfuncionalismo
Catalanfuncionalisme
Nounsfunctionalistan adherent of functionalism / functionalism

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