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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

adj. (in medicine) relating to the body rather than to the mind. For example, a physical sign is one that a doctor can detect when examining a patient, such as abnormal...

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Physicalism

Andrew Melnyk.

in Philosophy

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 7998 words.

In the sense relevant to this bibliography, physicalism (or materialism; the two terms are used interchangeably in the literature) is a comprehensive view about the nature of the world to...

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Physicalism

Andrew Melnyk.

in Philosophy

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 7998 words.

In the sense relevant to this bibliography, physicalism (or materialism; the two terms are used interchangeably in the literature) is a comprehensive view about the nature of the world to...

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physicalism

Daniel Stoljar.

in The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 2723 words.

Physicalism is the thesis that everything is physical, or at any rate, that everything is necessitated by or supervenes on

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Physicalism

Jeffrey Poland.

January 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Metaphysics. 392 pages.

Physicalism is a programme for building a unified system of knowledge based on the view that everything is a manifestation of the physical aspects of existence. This book presents an...

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physicalism

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The view that the real world is nothing more than the physical world. The doctrine may, but need not, include the view that everything that can truly be said can be said in the language of...

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physical

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 51 words.

adj. (in medicine) relating to the body rather than to the mind. For example, a physical sign is one that

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physical

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

get physical

1 become aggressive or violent.

2 become sexually intimate with someone.

3 take exercise.

informal

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physicalism

Wayne A. Davis.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 349 words.

The doctrine that everything is physical. Also called materialism, the view is associated with Democritus, Epicurus, Lucretius

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physicalism

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 236 words.

The view that the real world is nothing more than the physical world. The doctrine may, but need not, include

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physicalism

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 236 words.

The view that the real world is nothing more than the physical world. The doctrine may, but need not, include

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