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Comtism

[kom-tiz-uh m, kawn-]
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noun
  1. the philosophy of Auguste Comte; positivism.

Origin of Comtism

1870–75; A. Comte + -ism
Related formsCom·tist, noun, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Outside of Comtism, France has not produced many writers on philosophy, except philosophical historians.

    A Short History of French Literature

    George Saintsbury

  • Then he dabbled a little in Comtism; but very soon he threw aside that gigantic make-believe at believing.

    Sunrise

    William Black