[ mon-uh-diz-uhm, moh-nad-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌdɪz əm, ˈmoʊ nædˌɪz əm /
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the doctrine of monads as ultimate units of being.
(sometimes initial capital letter) the philosophy of Leibniz.
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Also mon·ad·ol·o·gy [mon-uh-dol-uh-jee, moh-na‐]. /ˌmɒn əˈdɒl ə dʒi, ˌmoʊ næ‐/.
OTHER WORDS FROM monadismmon·ad·is·tic, adjective
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How to use monadism in a sentence
Leibnitz, in his Monadology, and more especially his Theodicy, witnessed to his belief in this doctrine.Reincarnation|Th. Pascal
It is fairly obvious that the Leibnizian monadology is the necessary outcome of any such philosophy.The Concept of Nature|Alfred North Whitehead
In philosophy he followed Reinhard in ethics and the monadology of Leibnitz, though he was also influenced by Kant.
Leibnitz gave a compendious statement of his system in his Monadology .The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
This relation, taking the premises of the monadology, might seem enigmatical.A History of Philosophy in Epitome|Albert Schwegler
British Dictionary definitions for monadism
monadology (ˌmɒnəˈdɒlədʒɪ, ˌməʊ-)
/ (ˈmɒnəˌdɪzəm, ˈməʊ-) /
(esp in the writings of Leibnitz) the philosophical doctrine that monads are the ultimate units of reality
Derived forms of monadismmonadistic, adjective
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