The term inferentialist refers to a philosophical position that emphasizes the importance of inference and reasoning in our comprehension of the world. Some of the antonyms for inferentialism include empiricism, positivism, and reductionism. Empiricism is the belief that knowledge is derived from sensory experiences and observation of the world, whereas inferentialism emphasizes reasoning and inference. Positivism is the act of relying solely on observable, scientific data to form knowledge, while inferentialism emphasizes the importance of reasoning and inference to form knowledge. Reductionism is the belief that complex systems can be reduced to smaller parts for better understanding, while inferentialism focuses on understanding the complexities of the whole.
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