Immaterialism

Immaterialism

1. The doctrine that immaterial substances or spiritual being exist, or are possible.

2. (Science: philosophy) The doctrine that external bodies may be reduced to mind and ideas in a mind; any doctrine opposed to materialism or phenomenalism, especially. A system that maintains the immateriality of the soul; idealism; esp, bishop Berkeley's theory of idealism.

Origin: cf. F. Immaterialisme.

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