synechism

[ sin-i-kiz-uh m ]
/ ˈsɪn ɪˌkɪz əm /

noun

a doctrine of philosophical thinking stressing the importance of the idea of continuity: named and advocated by C. S. Peirce.

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Origin of synechism

OTHER WORDS FROM synechism

syn·e·chist, noun, adjective
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