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The doctrine that all that exists is ultimately physical.
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ˈphysicalist n, adj
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phys•i•cal•ism(ˈfɪz ɪ kəˌlɪz əm)
a doctrine associated with logical positivism and holding that every meaningful statement, other than the necessary statements of logic and mathematics, must refer directly or indirectly to observable properties of spatiotemporal things or events.
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a doctrine, related to logical positivism, that all meaningful statements, with the exception of necessary statements of logic and mathematics, must relate either directly or indirectly to observable properties of the temporal. — physicalist, n., adj.See also: Philosophy
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|Noun||1.||physicalism - (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality|
dialectical materialism - the materialistic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
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