monism

noun
mo·nism | \ ˈmō-ˌni-zəm , ˈmä- \

Definition of monism 

1a : a view that there is only one kind of ultimate substance

b : the view that reality is one unitary organic whole with no independent parts

3 : a viewpoint or theory that reduces all phenomena to one principle

Other words from monism

monist \ˈmō-nist, ˈmä- \ noun
monistic \mō-ˈnis-tik, mä- \ adjective

First Known Use of monism

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for monism

German Monismus, from mon- + -ismus -ism

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