Any theory which conceives will to be the dominant factor in experience or in the constitution of the world; -- contrasted with intellectualism
are typical exponents of the two types of metaphysical voluntarism, Schopenhauer
teaching that the evolution of the universe is the activity of a blind and irrational will, Fichte
holding that the intelligent activity of the ego is the fundamental fact of reality. [Webster 1913 Suppl.