noun see hylozoism

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  • Hylozoist — Hy lo*zo ist, n. A believer in hylozoism. A. Tucker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hylozoist — See hylozoic. * * * …   Universalium

  • hylozoist — noun A proponent of hylozoism …   Wiktionary

  • Hylozoist — Hy|lo|zo|ist der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> Anhänger des Hylozoismus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hylozoist — hy·lo·zo·ist …   English syllables

  • hylozoist — ˌhīləˈzōə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: hyl + zo + ist : an advocate of hylozoism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hylozoism — is the philosophical conjecture that all or some material things possess life, or that all life is inseparable from matter. The English term was introduced by Ralph Cudworth in 1678. Distinction from similar theories Although there is a… …   Wikipedia

  • hylozoism — hylozoic, adj. hylozoist, n. hylozoistic, adj. hylozoistically, adv. /huy leuh zoh iz euhm/, n. Philos. the doctrine that matter is inseparable from life, which is a property of matter. [1670 80; HYLO + zo (s. of Gk zoé) life + ISM] * * * View… …   Universalium

  • hylozoism — noun Etymology: Greek hylē matter, literally, wood + zōos alive, living; akin to Greek zōē life more at quick Date: 1678 a doctrine held especially by early Greek philosophers that all matter has life • hylozoist noun • hylozoistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of ships of the Culture setting — This is a list of spaceships found in the Culture novels by Iain M. Banks. Most ships in this list are members of The Culture, the hybrid society featured in many of these novels. In this setting, each Culture ship, and some others, is also an… …   Wikipedia

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