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mo·nism

(mō'nizm),
A metaphysical system in which all of reality is conceived as a unified whole.
[G. monos, single]

mo·nism

(mō'nizm)
A metaphysical system in which all of reality is conceived as a unified whole.
[G. monos, single]
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The question, however, is whether Ross has succeeded in avoiding the dualism and the antinomies, or whether he has in reality put forward precisely such a realist, monist theory that he considers to be unable to even find its study object.
A PAULINE CRITIQUE: THE MONIST AMBITIONS OF MODERN LIBERALISM
Eliot, 'Tire Development of Leibniz's Monadism', The Monist, 26.
Although the monist model readily accommodates the use of ICC findings by the ICJ, by understanding international law as a cohesive whole, this approach cannot be seen as satisfactory either.
Unlike the United States, a generally dualist country where international law may be incorporated into domestic law with the consent of the President and the Senate, (64) Bolivia is a monist country.
image schemas, and close analysis of a necessarily limited number of lyric poems to document Hardy's inward journey into solitariness, moving towards an embrace of nescience (the condition of not knowing) and affirming his monist perspective on the universe's organization.
In these sections of the book, Acri discusses the Lord conceptualised as both the absolute and personal god in the light of monist and dualist doctrines; the relationship between the Lord and the soul and the processes of maculation and liberation; the evolution of the principals of the universe and the geography of the cosmic egg; the principal of the intellect (buddhi), which is the point of intersection of macrocosm and microcosm that is the individual and the explanation that the work gives of the development of human physiology, the form of the body and the 'vessels' (nadi) through which the breaths which sustain the body circulate.
I am not sure I am a full-fledged monist, but this book nudged me in that direction.
In addition, Teilhard was a monist, a collectivist, a secularist, founder of a new religion and a religious evolutionist.
Accordingly, contract law, in this view, is both passive and structurally monist.
The usual criticisms of dualism look at relations between triads or functions from a monist perspective, and of course find that they do not behave in a dually consistent manner.