belief that there is a real existence underlying phenomena

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  • substantialism — [səb stan′shəliz΄əm] n. Philos. the doctrine that there are entities or beings underlying all phenomena as the subjects in which various properties inhere …   English World dictionary

  • substantialism — substantialist, n. /seuhb stan sheuh liz euhm/, n. Philos. the doctrine that substantial noumena exist as a basis for phenomena. [1880 85; SUBSTANTIAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • substantialism — noun The doctrine that substantial reality is the basis of all phenomena See Also: substantialist …   Wiktionary

  • substantialism — n. essentialism, belief that all things have intrinsic properties that can be discovered by reason (Philosophy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Substantialism — the philosophy that there are sentient entities behind phenomena …   Mini philosophy glossary

  • substantialism — noun Philosophy the doctrine that behind phenomena there are substantial realities. Derivatives substantialist noun & adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • substantialism — sub·stan·tial·ism …   English syllables

  • substantialism — /səbˈstænʃəlɪzəm/ (say suhb stanshuhlizuhm) noun Philosophy the doctrine that there are substantial realities behind phenomena. –substantialist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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