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energism

[en-er-jiz-uh m] /ˈɛn ərˌdʒɪz əm/
noun, Ethics.
1.
the theory that self-realization is the highest good.
Origin of energism
1890-1895
1890-95; < German Energismus. See energy, -ism
Related forms
energist, noun, adjective
energistic, adjective
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  • The first is scientific materialism, or, as some of its advocates prefer to call it, energism.

    History of Modern Philosophy Alfred William Benn
  • Realism is not identical with materialism, and may even be definitely connected with the very opposite, dynamism or energism.

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
  • However, he is wrong when he supposes that his energism is an entirely new system.

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel

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