the theory that all referential terms in scientific or meaningful statements are reducible to terms connected with physical objects or events, or with their properties
The view that all that exists is ultimately physical.
(countable and uncountable, plural physicalisms)
- (philosophy) A philosophical position holding that everything which exists is no more extensive than its physical properties; that is, that there are no kinds of things other than physical things.
physical +"Ž -ism