Origin of atomism
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Historical Examples of atomism
But in this instance the facts do not take us into atomism and anarchy.
Into the history of atomism Cudworth plunges with vast erudition.
Mechanism as to motion, atomism as to structure, materialism as to substance, that is the whole system of Democritus.Three Philosophical Poets
It is the stand-point from which atomism would be adopted as the philosophic system.Pedagogics as a System
Continuity of growth not atomism is thus the alternative to fixity of principles and aims.
- any of a number of theories that hold that some objects or phenomena can be explained as constructed out of a small number of distinct types of simple indivisible entities
- any theory that holds that an understanding of the parts is logically prior to an understanding of the wholeCompare holism (def. 3)