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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Modern philosophical movement locating ultimate value and reality in people, human or divine; Also: Approach stressing individual patterns of human behavioral characteristics as the central concern of psychology.

Usage examples (36)
  • Mounier propounded what became known as personalism, which advocated solidarity, community, and an internal spiritual
  • Seems to me that there is still, under the surface, a kind of personalism as opposed to professionalism at work in the assessment process.
  • They introduced "personalism", a philosophical movement from France that was a kind of neo-Thomism.
  • Although Wilpert notes that the government has taken some measures to minimize the cult of personality around Chavez, the problems of "personalism" are substantial. for more
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