panpsychist

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panpsychist

(pænˈsaɪkɪst)
n
(Philosophy) someone who believes that all matter has an element of consciousness
adj
(Philosophy) Also: panpsychistic of, or relating to, panpsychism
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Sprigge argues for his panpsychistic absolute idealism most fully in The Vindication of Absolute Idealism (1983).
Borges performs a remarkable poetic about-face when he later avers that even the self is illusory and lacking in uniqueness as soon as it expresses itself in language, as one sees in his panpsychistic musings about the "nothingness of the self" ("La naderia de la personalidad" Inquisiciones)--something which the closing paragraph of the "Preface" to Fervor de Buenos Aires clearly anticipates.
Among the idealists there are absolute personalists, panpsychistic personalists, ethical personalists, and personal idealists, for whom reality comprises a society of finite persons or an ultimate person, God.