[mon-uh-diz-uh m, moh-nad-iz-uh m]
- the doctrine of monads as ultimate units of being.
- (sometimes initial capital letter) the philosophy of Leibniz.
Also mon·ad·ol·o·gy [mon-uh-dol-uh-jee, moh-na‐] /ˌmɒn əˈdɒl ə dʒi, ˌmoʊ næ‐/.
Origin of monadism
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Examples from the Web for monadology
Leibnitz gave a compendious statement of his system in his Monadology .The Wonders of Life
This relation, taking the premises of the monadology, might seem enigmatical.A History of Philosophy in Epitome
Leibnitz, in his Monadology, and more especially his Theodicy, witnessed to his belief in this doctrine.Reincarnation
Monadology, rightly understood, does not oppose the ideas of the Christian religion, as I will demonstrate immediately.The Home
It is fairly obvious that the Leibnizian monadology is the necessary outcome of any such philosophy.The Concept of Nature
Alfred North Whitehead
monadology (ˌmɒnəˈdɒlədʒɪ, ˌməʊ-)
- (esp in the writings of Leibnitz) the philosophical doctrine that monads are the ultimate units of reality