physicalism


phys·i·cal·ism

noun \ˈfi-zi-kə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of PHYSICALISM

:  a thesis that the descriptive terms of scientific language are reducible to terms which refer to spatiotemporal things or events or to their properties
phys·i·cal·ist \-list\ noun or adjective
phys·i·cal·is·tic \ˌfi-zi-kə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of PHYSICALISM

1931

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