Noun(1) a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters(2) (philosophy
(1) It could aid in neutralizing the insidious and pernicious tendencies towards materialism , consumerism and a general preoccupation with the present and the secular.(2) The truth is that all of the varieties of skepticism, materialism , and spiritual fervor are found in the range of tribal societies.(3) What happens to the quality of our lives when we value materialism ?(4) they hated the sinful materialism of the wicked city(5) In respect to his materialism and determinism Collins was clearly influenced more by Hobbes and Bayle than he was by Locke.(6) Consumerist creature comfort materialism using non-renewable resources is a short-cut to ruin.(7) It will measure the extent to which young people identify with democratic values, materialism , solidarity, and confidence in their own and the country's prospects.(8) The second abandons hope for reductionist exploitation of behaviorist ideas on behalf of materialism .(9) This materialism was of a mechanical kind - with matter interacting like parts in a giant clockwork mechanism.(10) As an attitude, romanticism can be described as a tendency to favour the spiritual and oppose materialism .(11) Perceptions now abound of the West being held in the grip of materialism and spiritual values being sidelined.(12) The first is ontological materialism , which says that nothing exists except the material world.(13) The struggle to hold on to traditional values in the face of the new South African politics and western materialism forms an important theme in his writings.(14) As Marx pointed out, idealism often was better than materialism at capturing agency.(15) His works present a critique of Victorian materialism yet also convey spiritual consolation, faith in humanity and in the power and goodness of great men.(16) Just about any religion or spiritual movement will tell you that physical materialism is not the ultimate solution.
(1) historical materialism :: historiese materialisme
1. physicalism ::
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