functionalism means: In the 1970s, a French poststructuralist movement that believed philosophy was actually a criticism of power. Foucalt underwrites (in Community Dictionary, added by Russell Bowman)

What else does functionalism mean?

  • It is the doctrine of function that should guide design decisions and material selections. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • This doctrine emphasizes utility, practicality and purpose. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • According to the philosophy of mind, mental states can be defined according to their causes and consequences. (in AZ Dictionary)