neovitalism


neovitalism
theory that total material explanation is impossible

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • neovitalism — NEOVITALÍSM s.n. Curent idealist în biologie, care pretinde a se deosebi principial de vitalism, întrucât ar fi înlocuit vechea forţă vitală cu noţiuni noi. [cf. fr. néo vitalisme]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 22.06.2005. Sursa: DN  NEOVITALÍSM s. n …   Dicționar Român

  • neovitalism — neo·vitalism …   English syllables

  • neovitalism — |nē(ˌ)ō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ne + vitalism : modern vitalism * * * neovīˈtalism noun The theory or belief that complete causal explanation of vital phenomena cannot be reached without invoking some extra material… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vitalism — This article is about the non mechanist philosophy. For other uses, see vital (disambiguation). Vitalism, as defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary,[1] is a doctrine that the functions of a living organism are due to a vital principle distinct …   Wikipedia

  • Form — • The original meaning of the term form, both in Greek and Latin, was and is that in common use • eidos, being translated, that which is seen, shape, etc., with secondary meanings derived from this, as form, sort, particular, kind, nature… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • néo-vitalisme — néovitalisme ou néo vitalisme [neovitalism] n. m. ÉTYM. 1903, néo vitalisme, Larousse; de néo , et vitalisme. ❖ ♦ Didact. Forme prise par le vitalisme au XXe siècle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • néovitalisme — ou néo vitalisme [neovitalism] n. m. ÉTYM. 1903, néo vitalisme, Larousse; de néo , et vitalisme. ❖ ♦ Didact. Forme prise par le vitalisme au XXe siècle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • νεοβιταλισμός — ο (φιλοσ.) το σύνολο τών θεωριών που αποτελούν εξέλιξη τού βιταλισμού και που αποδέχονται ότι οι νόμοι τής φυσικής και τής χημείας ή η μηχανική εξήγηση τής ζωής δεν επαρκούν για να εξηγήσουν τα φαινόμενα τής ζωής, γιατί η ζωή οφείλεται σε… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • neovitalist — NEOVITALÍST, Ă adj. Referitor la neovitalism. // s.m. şi f. Adept al neovitalismului. [cf. fr. néo vitaliste]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 22.06.2005. Sursa: DN  NEOVITALÍST, Ă adj., s. m. f. (adept) al neovita …   Dicționar Român

  • Philosophical Isms — Here are 234 different isms, each representing a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system. In selecting terms for the list, I have deliberately avoided any word which apply ism to a personal name, so that Marxism doesn t… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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