monadology

monadism

[mon-uh-diz-uhm, moh-nad-iz-uhm]
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‐] .


Origin:
1870–75; monad + -ism

monadistic, adjective
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monadism or monadology (ˈmɒnəˌdɪzəm, ˈməʊ-, ˌmɒnəˈdɒlədʒɪ, ˌməʊ-)
 
n
(esp in the writings of Leibnitz) the philosophical doctrine that monads are the ultimate units of reality
 
monadology or monadology
 
n
 
monad'istic or monadology
 
adj

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