nominalistic
adjective see nominalism

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  • Nominalistic — Nom i*nal*is tic, a. Of or pertaining to the Nominalists. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nominalistic — See nominalist. * * * …   Universalium

  • nominalistic — adjective Having a nominalist character …   Wiktionary

  • nominalistic — nominalism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • nominalistic — nom·i·nal·is·tic …   English syllables

  • nominalistic — adjective of or relating to nominalism • Pertains to noun: ↑nominalism • Derivationally related forms: ↑nominalism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nominalism — is a metaphysical view in philosophy according to which general or abstract terms and predicates exist, while universals or abstract objects, which are sometimes thought to correspond to these terms, do not exist.[1] Thus, there are at least two… …   Wikipedia

  • Logicism — is one of the schools of thought in the philosophy of mathematics, putting forth the theory that mathematics is an extension of logic and therefore some or all mathematics is reducible to logic.[1] Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead… …   Wikipedia

  • nominalism — nominalist, n. nominalistic, adj. nominalistically, adv. /nom euh nl iz euhm/, n. (in medieval philosophy) the doctrine that general or abstract words do not stand for objectively existing entities and that universals are no more than names… …   Universalium

  • Gunk — In mereology, the term gunk applies to any whole whose parts all have further proper parts. That is, a gunky object is not made of indivisible atoms . In contrast, an atomic individual is entirely decomposable into atoms. If point sized objects… …   Wikipedia

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