substantialism


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substantialism

(səbˈstænʃəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Philosophy) the doctrine that a substantial reality underlies phenomena
2. (Philosophy) the doctrine that matter is a real substance
subˈstantialist n
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That tradition was of course heir to the substantialism that for long had marked historical thinking, but it developed it and made it into a hermeneutical principle.
Thomas, Fairness and Certainty in Adjudication: Formalism v Substantialism, 9 OTAGO L.
Science has progressed by systematically replacing substance essentialism with dynamical and relational accounts, but substantialism remains the tacit assumption in eliminative materialism.
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