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Meaning of "hylozoism" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HYLOZOISM

Hylo- + Greek zōē life.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HYLOZOISM

hylozoism  [ˌhaɪləˈzəʊɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYLOZOISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hylozoism 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 HYLOZOISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hylozoism

Hylozoism is the philosophical point of view that all matter is in some sense alive. This may include the view that "inanimate" matter has latent powers of abiogenesis. The concept dates to the Milesian school of pre-Socratic philosophers and was introduced in English as a term by Ralph Cudworth in 1678.

Definition of hylozoism in the English dictionary

The definition of hylozoism in the dictionary is the philosophical doctrine that life is one of the properties of matter.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYLOZOISM


albinoism
ælˈbiːnəʊɪzəm
Averroism
ˌævəˈrəʊɪzəm
Castroism
ˈkæstrəʊɪzəm
criticism
ˈkrɪtɪˌsɪzəm
dodoism
ˈdəʊdəʊɪzəm
epizoism
ˌɛpɪˈzəʊɪzəm
highbrowism
ˈhaɪˌbraʊɪzəm
hoboism
ˈhəʊbəʊɪzəm
jim-crowism
ˌdʒɪmˈkrəʊɪzəm
Maoism
ˈmaʊɪzəm
mechanism
ˈmɛkəˌnɪzəm
middlebrowism
ˈmɪdəlˌbraʊɪzəm
Moism
ˈməʊɪzəm
Negroism
ˈniːɡrəʊɪzəm
panegoism
pænˈɛɡəʊɪzəm
polychroism
ˌpɒlɪˈkrəʊɪzəm
Shintoism
ˈʃɪntəʊɪzəm
Taoism
ˈtaʊɪzəm
tourism
ˈtʊərɪzəm
zoism
ˈzəʊɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYLOZOISM

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYLOZOISM

dichroism
echoism
egoism
Foism
heroism
hidalgoism
Hindooism
hoodooism
locoism
Lysenkoism
machoism
me-tooism
pleochroism
Ramboism
Titoism
trichroism
voodooism
xanthochroism
yahooism

Synonyms and antonyms of hylozoism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hylozoism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYLOZOISM

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

Translator English - Chinese

物活论
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hilozoísmo
570 millions of speakers

English

hylozoism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hylozoism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مذهب حياتية المواد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гилозоизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hylozoism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hylozoism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hylozoïsme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hylozoisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hylozoismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hylozoism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hylozoism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hylozoism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hylozoism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hylozoism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हीलोजोइझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dönemi özdekçiliğine
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ilozoismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hylozoism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гилозоизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hylozoism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υλοζωισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hylozoism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hylozoism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hylozoism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hylozoism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYLOZOISM»

The term «hylozoism» is used very little and occupies the 185.049 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYLOZOISM» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYLOZOISM»

Discover the use of hylozoism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hylozoism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hylozoism
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Hylozoism is the philosophical point of view that all matter (including the universe as a whole) is in some sense alive.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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The Genesis of Kant's Critique of Judgment
Nine. KANT. AGAINST. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY. HYLOZOISM. Developments in eighteenth-century natural science provide the essential backdrop both for Kant's intentions in the 1780s, culminating in the Third Critique, and for the reception ...
John H. Zammito, 1992
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Panpsychism in the West
These terms, in no particular order, are 'animism', 'hylozoism', 'panbiotism', ' pansensism', 'pantheism', 'panentheism', and 'panexperientialism'. Animism (the term derives from the Latin 'anima', soul) is the belief that everything in the universe ...
David Skrbina, 2005
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Bodies of Thought : Science, Religion, and the Soul in the ...
For Cudworth a hylozoist, unlike an atomist, is necessarily an atheist, and hylozoism is closely linked to corporealism: Because, as hath been already signified, if all Matter, as such, have not only such a Life, Perception and Self- active Power in ...
Ann Thomson, 2008
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The Kantian Legacy in Nineteenth-century Science
Hylozoism is the stronger thesis that living force is essential to matter as such; it therefore implies that there is no difference between the organic and inorganic. Still, hylozoism is sufficient, even if not necessary, to justify the ascription of ...
Michael Friedman, Alfred Nordmann, 2006
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Hylozoism
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, McBrewster John, 2010
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Rethinking Philosophy and Theology with Deleuze: A New ...
The term “hylozoism” was coined by Ralph Cudworth in his The True Intellectual System of the Universe (1678). As the name indicates (no doubt modeled on “ hylomorphism” as description of Aristotle's philosophy) hylozoism is the attribution ...
Brent Adkins, Paul R. Hinlicky, 2013
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The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of ...
Hylomorphism. See Cosmology, sub-title The constituent causes of the world; Form ; Matter. Hylozoism (Gr., i\v, matter + jwij, life), the doctrine according to which all matter possesses life. There is a certain hylozoism which is only a childish, ...
Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, 1913
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Catholic Encyclopedia
There is a certain hylozoism which is only a childish, inexperienced way of looking on nature. We are naturally inclined to interpret other existences after what we know of ourselves, and so it is that children give life and soul to everything.
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Haeckel's Theory of the Unity of Nature: A Monograph in the ...
Haeckel's system is open to numerous objections, and his attempt to vindicate the ideas of Goethe and Spinoza proved a handicap to him. 3. HAECKEL'S HYLOZOISM In his Wonders of Life Haeckel refers to himself as a hylozoist. But one can ...
David H. DeGrood, 1982

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYLOZOISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hylozoism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Through a lens closely
Hylozoism — the idea that all matter is in some sense alive — was prevalent in many ancient cultures, and was directly opposed to the ... «Hindu Business Line, May 14»
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An incredible book of poetry about DC's Legion of Super-Heroes
... matter) but a cursory projection would involve an explanation of a dangerous, old philosophy called hylozoism. But that isn't what you asked. «io9, Feb 13»
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Ancient Philosophers: The Ionians, Anaximenes
Thus Anaximenes, like Thales and Anaximander, reduces the multiplicity of nature to a single principle, animated (hylozoism) and divine, which ... «The Moral Liberal, Oct 12»
4
Artificially alive artwork tantalises and surprises
Courtesy the artist. What if the buildings around you were alive, and responded to your touch? Hylozoism - the theory that everything is alive - is ... «New Scientist, Jul 12»
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Sculpture at Salt Lake City's new museum, The Leonardo, fuses …
Still, Beesley, as a scientist, is careful to avoid calling his creation "life," even though hylozoism is a belief that all matter has life. "In some ways ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Oct 11»
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Enter the Leonardo.
Hylozoism is the philosophical belief that basically everything, including the whole universe—is alive. On his website, Beesley describes it as "a ... «Salt Lake Magazine, Oct 11»
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Venice #11: 'Hylozoic Ground'
The project stems from the concept of Hylozoism, the ancient philosophical belief that all matter contains life. A geotextile meshwork weave of ... «Archinect, Sep 10»
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The Materialist Faith of Communism, Socialism, and Liberalism
By infusing Atomism with Ionian hylozoism, what might be called materialzoism was invented by Bruno, Paracelsus, and others. In short, dead ... «American Thinker, Feb 08»

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