Spinozism
noun Date: 1728 the philosophy of Baruch Spinoza who taught that reality is one substance with an infinite number of attributes of which only thought and extension are capable of being apprehended by the human mind • Spinozist nounSpinozistic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Spinozism — is the pantheistic philosophical system of Baruch Spinoza which defines God as a singular self subsistent substance, and both matter and thought as attributes of such. Spinoza claimed that the third kind of knowledge, intuition, is the highest… …   Wikipedia

  • spinozism — SPINOZÍSM s.n. Sistemul filozofic al lui Spinoza, care profesează credinţa într o substanţă unică, infinită, cauza imanentă a întregii existenţe. [< fr. spinozisme, cf. Spinoza – filozof olandez]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN… …   Dicționar Român

  • Spinozism — Spi*no zism, n. The form of Pantheism taught by Benedict Spinoza, that there is but one substance, or infinite essence, in the universe, of which the so called material and spiritual beings and phenomena are only modes, and that one this one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spinozism — [spi nō′ziz΄əm] n. the philosophy of Spinoza, who taught that there is but one infinite substance, God (or Nature), having infinite attributes of which only thought and extension are knowable Spinozist n …   English World dictionary

  • Spinozism — noun The philosophical doctrine of (1632 1677) and his followers. A common weapon against Cartesians in those latter days was an accusation of Spinozism. See Also: Spinozist, Spinozistic …   Wiktionary

  • Spinozism — Spinozist, n. Spinozistic /spi noh zis tik, spin oh /, adj. /spi noh ziz euhm/, n. the philosophical system of Spinoza, which defines God as the unique substance, as an impersonal deity, and as possessing an infinite number of attributes, of… …   Universalium

  • SPINOZISM —    the pantheism of SPINOZA (q.v.), which regards God as the one self subsistent substance, and both matter and thought attributes of Him …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Spinozism — [spɪ nəʊzɪz(ə)m] noun the doctrine of the Dutch philosopher Baruch (or Benedict) de Spinoza (1632–77), regarding ‘God or nature’ as a single infinite substance. Derivatives Spinozist noun & adjective Spinozistic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • spinozism — spi·no·zism …   English syllables

  • Spinozism — Spi•no•zism [[t]spɪˈnoʊ zɪz əm[/t]] n. pho the philosophical system of Spinoza, which defines God as a unique substance possessing infinite attributes of which we know only thought and extension • Etymology: 1720–30 Spi•no′zist, n. Spi no•zis′tic …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”