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Meaning of "hylomorphism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYLOMORPHISM

hylomorphism  [ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYLOMORPHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hylomorphism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYLOMORPHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hylomorphism

Hylomorphism

Hylomorphism is a philosophical theory developed by Aristotle, which conceives being as a compound of matter and form. The word "hylomorphism" is a 19th-century term formed from the Greek words ὕλη hyle, "wood, matter" and μορφή, morphē, "form."...

Definition of hylomorphism in the English dictionary

The definition of hylomorphism in the dictionary is the philosophical doctrine that identifies matter with the first cause of the universe.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYLOMORPHISM


amorphism
əˈmɔːfɪzəm
anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
dimorphism
daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
hemimorphism
ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
heteromorphism
ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homoeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
isodimorphism
ˌaɪsəʊdaɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
mechanomorphism
ˌmekənəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
monomorphism
mɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
Orphism
ˈɔːfɪzəm
perimorphism
ˌpɛrɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
polymorphism
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
skeuomorphism
ˌskjuːəˈmɔːfɪzəm
zoomorphism
ˌzəʊəˈmɔːfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYLOMORPHISM

hylicism
hylicist
hylobate
hylogeneses
hylogenesis
hyloist
hylomorphic
hylopathism
hylopathist
hylophagous
hylophyte
hylotheism
hylotheist
hylotomous
hylozoic
hylozoical
hylozoism
hylozoist
hylozoistic
hylozoistically

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYLOMORPHISM

allomorphism
anamorphism
Buddhism
catastrophism
diastrophism
enantiomorphism
endomorphism
Guelphism
gynandromorphism
idiomorphism
paramorphism
pleomorphism
psephism
pseudomorphism
rheomorphism
sapphism
sexual dimorphism
sophism
theriomorphism
trimorphism
zygomorphism

Synonyms and antonyms of hylomorphism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hylomorphism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYLOMORPHISM

Find out the translation of hylomorphism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hylomorphism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hylomorphism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

hylomorphism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hilomorfismo
570 millions of speakers

English

hylomorphism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hylomorphism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hylomorphism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

hylomorphism
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hilomorfismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hylomorphism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hylomorphisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hylomorphism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hylomorphism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hylomorphism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hylomorphism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hylomorphism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hylomorphism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hylomorphism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हीलमोर्फिझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hilomorfizm
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ilemorfismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hylemorfizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

hylomorphism
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hylomorphism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hylomorphism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hylomorfisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hylomorphism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hylomorphism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hylomorphism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYLOMORPHISM»

The term «hylomorphism» is used very little and occupies the 176.303 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYLOMORPHISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hylomorphism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYLOMORPHISM»

Discover the use of hylomorphism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hylomorphism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Metaphysics of Mind: Hylomorphism and Eternality in ...
As is well-known, Hegel follows Aristotle in identifying thinking as the characteristic activity of both the human and the divine being.
Paul Humphrey, 2007
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Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: An Encyclopedia
Medieval hylomorphism derived from Aristotle's writings; the term refers to the concept that substances are composites of matter and form. While the precise meanings of matter and form were debated, acceptance of these principles entailed ...
Thomas F. Glick, Steven John Livesey, Faith Wallis, 2005
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What Are We? : A Study in Personal Ontology: A Study in ...
But there are people who at least appear to have a profound understanding of hylomorphism, and they will no doubt find my remarks amateurish. Because they take hylomorphism to be an important account of our metaphysical nature, ...
Eric T. Olson Professor in Philosophy University of Sheffield, 2007
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Feminist Interpretations of Aristotle
cal and social values of Aristotle's culture have shaped and infiltrated his purportedly descriptive, non-normative theory of hylomorphism. This interpretation of gender in Aristotle's thought follows the pattern of feminist criticisms of the claim of ...
Cynthia A. Freeland, 2010
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Philosophy of Mind: A Comprehensive Introduction
Hylomorphism differs from physicalism because it postulates structure or organization as a basic ontological and explanatory principle distinct from the principles of fundamental physics. Hylomorphism differs from classic forms of emergentism ...
William Jaworski, 2011
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De Anima : Books II and III (with passages from Book I): ...
But agreement ends here: it is unclear whether this commitment to hylomorphism implicitly promotes a form of materialism or of dualism, or is perhaps somehow sui generis. There is correspondingly little agreement on the tenability of ...
Aristotle, 1993
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Deleuze and Geophilosophy: A Guide and Glossary
HYLOMORPHISM: the doctrine that the order displayed by material systems is due to the form projected in advance of production by an external productive agent, a form which organizes what would supposedly otherwise be chaotic or passive ...
Mark Bonta, John Protevi, 2004
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De Anima: Books II and III with Passages from
Yet after contrasting Aristotle's view with contemporary materialism, Sorabji seems to settle for a comparatively anaemic thesis by representing hylomorphism as an otherwise unespoused form of materialism: 'Aristotle improves on some ...
Aristotle, D. W. Hamlyn, Christopher John Shields, 1993
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Hylomorphism (Aristotelian): Philosophy, Aristotle, Middle ...
Hylomorphism is a philosophical theory developed by Aristotle, which analyzes substance into matter and form. More precisely, substances are conceived of as forms inhering in matter.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster, 2009
10
Without Criteria: Kant, Whitehead, Deleuze, and Aesthetics
By ordering experience as he does in the “Transcendental Logic,” Kant remains within the tradition—stretching back at least to Aristotle—of what Gilbert Simondon calls hylomorphism (Simondon 2005, 45-60). This is the dualism of form and ...
Steven Shaviro, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYLOMORPHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hylomorphism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rethinking Theology and Matter with Ibn Gabirol
Gabirol was identified with the doctrine of universal hylomorphism—the idea that everything God creates is composed of form and matter—and ... «First Things, Apr 15»
2
Is Anybody Up for Some Metaphysics?
Tags: Aristotle, Descartes, Hylomorphism, Materialism, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas · Have Something to Say? «Ricochet.com, Apr 15»
3
Hylomorphism as a Metaphysic for Intelligent Design Science
Further, once one sees the nature of hylomorphism, it provides ... in their view of ID, we now have to find the role of quantity in hylomorphism. «Discovery Institute, Feb 15»
4
Aristotle, Descartes and Materialism: On the Soul and Body
Aristotle's model of hylomorphism is the combination of matter and form or body and soul as two dimensions of one being (for Aristotle, the soul ... «Patheos, Oct 14»
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FACT: Christians DON'T Believe in the Immortality of the Soul
Let a pregnant silence take over the conversation, then tell them you believe in the resurrection of the body. (Saying 'hylomorphism' might only ... «Patheos, Sep 14»
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Paradiso, Canto I
Matter, in medieval hylomorphism [the matter-form analysis of reality], is not something “material”: it is a principle of unintelligibility, of alienation ... «The American Conservative, May 14»
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Tiny Crossbows, Silly String Lava War, and 2am Topology: Crashing …
For the uninitiated, “hylomorphism” is the building up and consumption of a structure, in this case a dumpling. At any other school, people ... «Harvard Crimson, Apr 14»
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Parenthood just gets better and better
”The problem relating to the definition of 'soul' is one of equivocation, not hylomorphism (except in a strained analogous sense). Feser states ... «Catholic Herald Online, Oct 13»
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Feser on Heisenberg on Act and Potency
... understanding of teleology entails a metaphysical understanding of nature (hylomorphism) that differs from the metaphysical presuppositions ... «Discovery Institute, Sep 09»
10
Dawkins vs. Armstrong
And of course, hylomorphism (the metaphysical view that incorporates ... Most people don't know or care about hylomorphism or Descartes or ... «Discovery Institute, Sep 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hylomorphism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hylomorphism>. Apr 2019 ».
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