To the unity of enthusiasm corresponds the unity of the world, the monistic feeling.
Milton is the least mystical, the least pantheistic, the least monistic, of all writers.
He entitles one of his little works "monistic Thought," but shows himself on its pages as a very unclear dualist.
The monistic congress at Hamburg in 1911 had a success which surprised its promoters.
Still, as a "dualistic" process it is very significant with reference to the monistic theory.
We all have some ear for this monistic music: it elevates and reassures.
They led him direct to monism and to an admiration of Spinoza's monistic pantheism.
Aristotle's system may be called theistic and dualistic; Plotinus's is pantheistic and monistic.
Yet, this is the result which the monistic tendency of modern thought has reached.
Nevertheless, I regard the monistic theory as in the last degree improbable.
"the philosophical doctrine that there is only one principle," 1862, from Modern Latin monismus, from Greek monos "alone" (see mono-). First used in German by German philosopher Baron Christian von Wolff (1679-1754).
A position in metaphysics that sees only one kind of principle whereas dualism sees two. On the question of whether people's minds are distinct from their bodies, for example, a monist would hold either that mental conditions are essentially physical conditions (materialism), or that bodies depend on minds for their existence (idealism).