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world process

noun Philosophy.
  1. change within time, regarded as meaningful in relation to a transcendent principle or plan.
  2. Hegelianism. change, regarded as the temporal expression and fulfillment of the absolute idea.
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Historical Examples

  • In the world-process there are several distinct stages, to each of which Aristotle devotes a special work, or series of works.

    Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2

    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Thus the world-process is the process of the redemption alike of God, of the world and of our own selves.

    Six Major Prophets

    Edwin Emery Slosson

  • Such a point of view has accustomed the Germans to talk of a “world-process,” and justify their own time as its necessary result.

  • If we once reach it, the word “world-process” will never pass any man's lips again without a smile.

  • Take a balance and put Hartmann's “Unconscious” in one of the scales, and his “World-process” in the other.