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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The doctrine that reality consists of a single basic substance or element.

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  • Berlin set out his basic account of what he would later label monism in his biography of Marx
  • In a minor sense the word monism is sometimes used in psychology to designate the doctrine that there is no real distinction between the soul and its faculties.
  • He’s arguing here, and elsewhere, that they got their monism from the natural sciences.
  • It does not correctly represent itself: for the so-called monism does not, indeed, suppose that that which for more
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