Physicism
Physicism Phys"i*cism, n. The tendency of the mind toward, or its preoccupation with, physical phenomena; materialism in philosophy and religion. [1913 Webster]

Anthropomorphism grows into theology, while physicism (if I may so call it) develops into science. --Huxley. [1913 Webster]


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