the theory that self-realization is the highest good.
- en·er·gist, noun, adjective
- en·er·gis·tic, adjective
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How to use energism in a sentence
We need neither to cast aside the mechanical view of the world nor to accept energism; neither of them is required.Criminal Psychology | Hans Gross
Realism is not identical with materialism, and may even be definitely connected with the very opposite, dynamism or energism.
On the other hand, pure dynamism, now often called energism (and often spiritualism), is just as one-sided as pure materialism.
The first is scientific materialism, or, as some of its advocates prefer to call it, energism.History of Modern Philosophy | Alfred William Benn
However, he is wrong when he supposes that his energism is an entirely new system.