Materialism

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by disabled>WikiConvertor
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Materialism

1. The doctrine of materialists; materialistic views and tenets. The irregular fears of a future state had been supplanted by the materialism of Epicurus. (Buckminster)

2. The tendency to give undue importance to material interests; devotion to the material nature and its wants.

3. Material substances in the aggregate; matter.

[Cf. F. Materialisme]