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monadism

[mon-uh-diz-uh m, moh-nad-iz-uh m] /ˈmɒn əˌdɪz əm, ˈmoʊ nædˌɪz əm/
noun, Philosophy
1.
the doctrine of monads as ultimate units of being.
2.
(sometimes initial capital letter) the philosophy of Leibniz.
Also, monadology
[mon-uh-dol-uh-jee, moh-na‐] /ˌmɒn əˈdɒl ə dʒi, ˌmoʊ næ‐/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; monad + -ism
Related forms
monadistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for monadistic

monadism

/ˈmɒnəˌdɪzəm; ˈməʊ-/
noun
1.
(esp in the writings of Leibnitz) the philosophical doctrine that monads are the ultimate units of reality
Derived Forms
monadistic, adjective
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