panpsychism

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Related to Panexperientialism: panpsychism, Panprotopsychism

pan·psy·chism

 (păn-sī′kĭz′əm)
n.
The view that all matter has consciousness.

panpsychism

(pænˈsaɪkɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) the belief that all matter has an element of consciousness

panpsychism

Philosophy. the doctrine that each object in the universe has either a mind or an unconscious soul. — panpsychist, n. — panpsychistic, adj.
See also: Soul
the doctrine that each object in the universe has a mind or an unconscious psyche and that all physical occurrences involve the mental. — panpsychist, n.panpsychistic, adj.
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An additional argument would be needed in order to hiearchize hylozoism (matter alive), animism (spirited matter), panpsychism (mindful matter), and panexperientialism (it is a matter of degree).
This position is known as panpsychism, panexperientialism, and also by the term which he prefers, pansubjectivism.
In short, panexperientialism is a careful restatement of the profound role that relativity as relationship rather than epistemological scepticism plays in Whitehead and Hartshorne.