substantialism

[suh b-stan-shuh-liz-uh m]

Origin of substantialism

First recorded in 1880–85; substantial + -ism
Related formssub·stan·tial·ist, noun
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substantialism

noun philosophy
  1. the doctrine that a substantial reality underlies phenomena
  2. the doctrine that matter is a real substance
Derived Formssubstantialist, noun
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