hylopathism

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Ancient Greek

Noun[edit]

hylopathism (uncountable)

  1. The doctrine that matter is sentient.
    • 2014, Jon Mills, Underworlds
      It is certainly true that Whitehead's philosophy could be seen as a form of panexperientialism, in that all of reality is constituted as experience, and and perhaps even hylopathism, where all matter is viewed as being sentient (insofar as it experiences) and gives rise to higher-order subjective experiences []