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Atomism

At´om`ism
n.1.The doctrine of atoms. See Atomic philosophy, under Atomic.
Noun1.atomism - (psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association
2.atomism - (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles; "the ancient Greek philosophers Democritus and Epicurus held atomic theories of the universe"
Antonyms:
holism, holistic theory - the theory that the parts of any whole cannot exist and cannot be understood except in their relation to the whole; "holism holds that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts"; "holistic theory has been applied to ecology and language and mental states"
Aristotelianism, Berkeleianism, Bohr theory, Bradleianism, Cynicism, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, Dirac theory, Epicureanism, Fichteanism, Hegelianism, Heideggerianism, Heracliteanism, Herbartianism, Humism, Kantianism, Leibnizianism, Marxism, Mimamsa, Neo-Hegelianism, Neo-Pythagoreanism, Neoplatonism, Peripateticism, Platonism, Purva Mimamsa, Pyrrhonism, Pythagoreanism, Sankhya, Schellingism, Scotism, Socratism, Sophism, Sophistry, Spencerianism, Stoicism, Thomism, acosmism, agnosticism, animalism, animatism, animism, behaviorism, commonsense realism, correspondence principle, cosmotheism, criticism, deism, dialectical materialism, dualism, earthliness, eclecticism, egoism, empiricism, epiphenomenalism, ethics, eudaemonism, existentialism, hedonism, historical materialism, humanism, hylomorphism, hylotheism, hylozoism, idealism, immaterialism, individualism, intuitionism, law of parity, materialism, mechanism, mentalism, monism, mysticism, natural realism, naturalism, neocriticism, new realism, nominalism, octet theory, ontologism, ontology, optimism, organic mechanism, organicism, panpsychism, pantheism, pessimism, physicalism, physicism, pluralism, positive philosophy, positivism, pragmaticism, pragmatism, psychism, psychological hedonism, quantum theory, rationalism, realism, representative realism, secular humanism, secularism, semiotic, semiotics, sensationalism, skepticism, substantialism, syncretism, temporality, theism, transcendentalism, utilitarianism, voluntarism, worldliness
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