See also:matter, coif
See also:life), in philosophy, a
See also:term applied to any
See also:system which explains all life, whether
See also:physical or
See also:mental, as ultimately derived from matter (" cosmic matter," Weldstoff) . Such a view of existence has been
See also:common throughout the
See also:history of thought, and especially among physical scientists . Thus the Ionian school of philosophy, which began with Thales, sought for the beginning of all things in various material substances,
See also:water, air,
See also:fire (see IONIAN SCHOOL) . These substances were regarded as being in some sense alive, and taking some active
See also:part in the development of being . This
See also:hylozoism reappeared in modified forms in
See also:medieval and
See also:Renaissance thought, and in
See also:modern times the
See also:doctrine of materialistic
See also:monism is its representative . Between modern materialism and hylozoism proper there is, however, the distinction that the ancients, however vaguely, conceived the elemental matter as being in some sense animate if not actually conscious and conative .
HYMEN, or HYMENAEUS
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