Malebranchism

noun Mal·e·branch·ism \ ¦malə¦branˌchizəm \

Definition of Malebranchism

plural -s
: a philosophical system based on the premise that the mind cannot have knowledge of anything external to itself except through its relation to God

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Origin and Etymology of malebranchism

French malebranchisme, from Nicolas de Malebranche †1715 French metaphysician + French -isme -ism


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