Panpsychism meaning

păn-sīkĭzəm
The view that all matter has consciousness.
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(philosophy, uncountable) The doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect. (Many panpsychists employ the qualification that only “true individuals" are animated; that is, that things like atoms, molecules, and organisms are animated as atoms, molecules, and organisms, whereas things like rocks, tables, and boots are not animated as themselves, although they do comprise animate elements.)
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(philosophy, countable) A specific panpsychist doctrine or system.
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Origin of panpsychism

  • Formed by the prefixation of pan- +"Ž psychism after the German Panpsychismus (1874), itself after the Latin pampsychia (1591). Compare the Ancient Greek πάμψυχος (pampsukhos, “in full life") and the Modern Greek παμψυχισμός (pampsychismós, “panpsychism").

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