Voluntarism meaning

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Any theory holding that will, rather than reason or intelligence, is the basic factor in human behavior or that some force analogous to will is the dominant constituent of reality.
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(politics) The political theory that a community is best organized by the voluntary cooperation of individuals, rather than by a government, which is regarded as being coercive by nature.
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A theory or doctrine that regards the will as the fundamental principle of the individual or of the universe.
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(US) A reliance on volunteers to support an institution or achieve an end; volunteerism.
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(philosophy) A doctrine that assigns the most dominant position to the will rather than the intellect.
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The use of or reliance on voluntary action to maintain an institution, carry out a policy, or achieve an end.
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Origin of voluntarism