Definition of evidentialist in English:

evidentialist

noun

Philosophy
  • An advocate of any of various theories asserting that the quality and interpretation of a person's evidence for a belief is the primary factor by which that belief is justified; an advocate of the argument that the order inherent in nature proves the existence of a creator.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Reasoner. From evidential + -ist.

Pronunciation

evidentialist

/ˌɛvɪˈdɛnʃlɪst/