Meaning of intersubjective in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪntəsəbˈdʒɛktɪv/


  • Existing between conscious minds; shared by more than one conscious mind.

    ‘This ‘material’ is an intersubjective product of two minds.’
    • ‘For example, a discussion of Wittgenstein seems to be present in order to show that Wittgenstein's social ontology is founded on intersubjective practices rather than objective structures.’
    • ‘When qualitative research is grounded in a subjective or intersubjective epistemology, it is critical that the researcher explicate his or her position so that the reader understands the full context of the study.’
    • ‘Insofar as they do not attend to the perversions of freedom and the flesh that cruelty exploits, they fail to offer a legitimate understanding of our intersubjective lives.’
    • ‘The answer to this is that nothing justifies this except widespread intersubjective agreement and the considerable success we have in getting around in the world and satisfying our needs.’