Examples from the Web for vitalism
In this way physiology of development would lead us straight on into vitalism.
Vitalism and teleology are coming back again into biology in new forms.Major Prophets of To-Day|Edwin E. Slosson
This, of course, is vitalism, and vitalism in its extreme or animistic form.
His theory is a mixture of vitalism and atomism, designed to eliminate the "fortune and chance" resident in Digby's concept.Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England|Charles W. Bodemer
The current controversy between mechanism and vitalism enforces the point which I desire to make.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith