mentalism

(redirected from Psychic entertainment)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Psychic entertainment: Psychic people

men·tal·ism

(mĕn′tl-ĭz′əm)
n.
1. Feats of mental power that are not explainable by science, such as telepathy and mind reading.
2. Philosophy
a. Any of several doctrines holding that mental phenomena are real and interact with the real world and are not necessarily reducible to the functioning of the brain.
b. A doctrine that the justification of any belief lies ultimately in the mind of the person holding the belief.

men′tal·ist n.
men′tal·is′tic adj.

mentalism

(ˈmɛntəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the doctrine that mind is the fundamental reality and that objects of knowledge exist only as aspects of the subject's consciousness. Compare physicalism, idealism3 See also monism1, materialism2
ˈmentalist n
ˌmentalˈistic adj
ˌmentalˈistically adv

men•tal•ism

(ˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm)

n.
the doctrine that objects of knowledge have no existence except in the mind of the perceiver.
[1870–75]
men`tal•is′tic, adj.

mentalism

the doctrine that objects of knowledge have no existence except in the mind of the perceiver, as in Berkeleianism. — mentalist, n.mentalistic, adj.
See also: Philosophy
the doctrine that objects of knowledge have no existence except in themindof theperceiver. — mentalist, n. — mentalistic, adj.
See also: Knowledge
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mentalism - (philosophy) a doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awarenessmentalism - (philosophy) a doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awareness
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
References in periodicals archive ?
THEATRE: Psychic entertainment is the current theatrical phenomenon, with shows selling out everywhere when psychics do their own shows.
Under the auspices of an exclusive agreement with International Celebrity Psychic, Walter Mercado, a large staff of bi-lingual psychics offer readings in astrology and other psychic entertainment services.
Organisers of psychic entertainment show Medium Cabaret have had to change the date for the spectacle after running into ``unforeseen problems''.
There is a clear difference in the way an audience perceives and reconstructs events when one compares a magic trick and a demonstration of psychic entertainment.
IEG has developed dozens of Websites featuring financial information, adult and psychic entertainment, health and nutrition information, plus electronic commerce sites, sweepstakes through its goldenoasis.
com, has developed dozens of other Websites featuring financial information, adult and psychic entertainment, health and nutrition information, plus electronic commerce sites, sweepstakes through its goldenoasis.