from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
- Pertaining to or of the nature of hylozoism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to hylozoism.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to
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Greek philosophy after making every possible effort to explain the world mechanically, had already in the school of Anaxagoras reached the view that the hylozoic as well as the atomic theory leaves the human mind unsatisfied; and that it is necessary to posit as the origin of all things
Materialism both with the mechanical Atheism of the past, and the hylozoic Pantheism of the present age, we deem it necessary to subject its claims to a rigorous scrutiny, in connection with the subject of our present inquiry.
Hence two distinct, and even opposite forms of Pantheism, -- the _material_ or _hylozoic_, and the
The doctrine of Materialism stands equally related to the "mechanical" form of Atheism, and to the "hylozoic" form of Pantheism.
This hylozoic doctrine, some modern scientific men, as Professor Tyndall, seem inclined to adopt.