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mo·nis·tic

(mŏ-nis'tik),
Pertaining to monism.

monistic

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adjective Single; whole.
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The monistic interpretation is encouraged by the markedly singular usage of Hegel's der Begriff which is on occasion distinguished from determinate or particular concepts.
The Greek philosopher, Parmenides (first half of the fifth century BCE) presented a monistic understanding of nature by propagating a 'unity of existence' between human beings and nature.
The main point of contention between the monistic neoclassical economics' perspective to rationality and decision-making and the pluralistic views is the presupposition of commensurability of value in monism and the recognition of incommensurability in pluralism.
The author mentions "the monistic Oneness between Heaven and humanity (Tianren heyi)" (p.
193-4) notes, Hobson was frequently characterized as an idealist and his idealism was "born of the endeavor to comprehend political reality in unitary terms." Although Hobson claimed to reject the monistic doctrine of Idealism, in that he rejected prioritizing the force of the whole over the parts, he was idealist in the weaker sense that he still saw society as a unified whole.
In this article we embrace a monistic position in the sense that we assume that there is only one stuff of which all is made--that there is only one type of event.
Likewise dismissing monistic normative accounts, Hanoch Dagan presents a structurally pluralist theory of contract in which contract law is an umbrella of a diverse set of contract institutions, where each institution responds to a different regulative principle.
Paradoxism may be seen as a continuous loop, which warps back on itself, as a kind of "dualistic monism" or "monistic dualism", or as the kind of synthesis that "swallows-up" all dualistic polar opposites into itself, negates the exclusive validity of any one side of pair of opposites, including the pair dualism and nondualism (monism)-and thus "transcends" both.
Change this mindset of deep-rooted national monistic values and then the EU would be worthy of the peace prize but unfortunately presently, universal self-preservation always ultimately prevails.
This is a thought of exposure--of painting as a medium of exposure--and it is dramatized as the endlessly repeated and yet never quite foreseeable meeting of painted and nonpainted, as it also is dramatized in the unfolding of the canvas itself, its passage from the monistic wholeness of a monochrome relief to the contrastive structure of a surface riven by difference.
In the limited space of this review, it is not possible to give a proper evaluation of these three models; however, I will comment that the [M.sup.5] model and the Source model appear to be variants of the philosophical position of monistic idealism.
After affirming the standard scientific history of the cosmos, Yong outlines Philip Clayton's philosophy of emergence (resulting in a monistic philosophy of the mind).