Monopsychism
Monopsychism Mon`o*psy"chism, n. [Mono- + Gr. ? soul.] The doctrine that there is but one immortal soul or intellect with which all men are endowed. [1913 Webster]

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  • monopsychism —    See afterlife; Ibn Rushd; psychology …   Islamic philosophy dictionary

  • monopsychism — belief that individuals have a single eternal soul Philosophical Isms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • monopsychism — mono·psychism …   English syllables

  • monopsychism —   n. belief in one universal soul …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • monopsychism — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at mono + noun Etymology: mon + Greek psychē soul + English ism more at psychic : a doctrine that there is but one immortal soul of which individual souls are manifestations …   Useful english dictionary

  • Averroism — is the term applied to either of two philosophical trends among scholastics in the late 13th century, the first of which was based on the Arab philosopher Averroës or Ibn Rushd s interpretations of Aristotle and his reconciliation of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Averroes — Alfred Ivry Abū’l Walīd Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Rushd (1126–98) needs to be known only as Averroes to be familiar to students of philosophy in the West. Greatly respected as a commentator on Aristotle’s writings, Averroes was also strongly… …   History of philosophy

  • Ibn Rushd, Abu al-Walid Muhammad — (520–595/1126–98)    The most important of the Andalusian philosophers, Ibn Rushd – or Averroës, as he was known to the Latins – was chief physician to, and favored intellectual companion of, the Almohad caliph Abu Ya‘qub Yusuf. He was also a… …   Islamic philosophy dictionary

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