instrumentalist

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Instrumentalism \In'stru*men"tal*ism\, noun (Philos.) The view that the sanction of truth is its utility, or that truth is genuine only in so far as it is a valuable instrument. -- {In'stru*men"tal*ist}, noun

Instrumentalism views truth as simply the value belonging to certain ideas in so far as these ideas are biological functions of our organisms, and psychological functions whereby we direct our choices and attain our successes. --Josiah Royce. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Instrumentalist \In'stru*men"tal*ist\, noun One who plays upon an instrument of music, as distinguished from a {vocalist}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

instrumentalist

noun

1: someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession) [syn: {musician}, {instrumentalist}, {player}]

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