Definition of "monist" [mon•ist]

  • An advocate of monism. (noun)

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Use "monist" in a sentence
  • "I don't mind being called a monist, but I naively suspect that "subjective conciousness" can be explained with upcoming advances in "physical" theory."
  • "‘Into the Cool’ is exactly the kind of monist ‘Unified Theory’ material I was referring to."
  • "Yet it would seem that such a proposition must be held by a materialist, or by what can be implied by the term "monist," used in its narrowest and most unphilosophic sense -- a sense which would be better expressed by the term materialistic-monist, with a limitation of the term matter to the terrestrial chemical elements and their combinations, _i. e._, to that form of substance to which the human race has grown accustomed -- a sense which tends to exclude ethereal and other generalisations and unknown possibilities such as would occur to a philosophic monist of the widest kind."