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essentialism Explained

essentialism at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

In ontology, the assertion that there are two classes into which we can divide an object's properties: properties the object could have lacked (accidental properties), and properties it could not possibly have lacked (essential properties). The essence of a thing is conceived as the totality of its essential properties.

essentialism at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • Inter: philosoph » y The view that objects have properties that are essential to them.

    Related terms

    * essentialist


    Inter: trans-top » view that objects have properties that are essential to them
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|esencialismus|m
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|eðlishyggja|f, Inter: t- » is|verundarhyggja|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|essentialism|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m



    Inter: sv-noun » g=c|-
  • Inter: philosophy » lang=sv essentialism


    Inter: sv-noun-unc-irreg-c » 2=essentialismen

    Related terms

    * essentialist

  • Translation: et » essentialism
    Translation: pl » essentialism
    Translation: ta » essentialism
    Translation: vi » essentialism