evolutionism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n evolutionism (biology) a scientific theory of the origin of species of plants and animals
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Evolutionism The theory of, or belief in, evolution. See Evolution, 6 and 7.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n evolutionism The metaphysical or the biological doctrine of evolution or development.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Evolutionism the theory of evolution
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. evolutionemevolvĕre.

Usage

In literature:

Evolutionism and systematism are opposing tendencies which can never be absolutely harmonised one with the other.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
Evolutionism never became with him a coherent and consistent assumption.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
These were the true founders of our modern evolutionism.
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
The social evolution follows the same law: and this is precisely the interpretation of transition periods given by scientific evolutionism.
"Socialism and Modern Science (Darwin, Spencer, Marx)" by Enrico Ferri
Now, of course, between a Christianity and an Evolutionism of this sort, there is an irreconcilable conflict.
"The Arena" by Various
In the domain of science evolutionism has like tendencies.
"What is Darwinism?" by Charles Hodge
For ancient Calvinism and modern Evolutionism are essentially the same things.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Evolutionism and systematism are opposing tendencies which can never be absolutely harmonised one with the other.
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
Evolutionism, its test of right, 98-100.
"The Will to Believe" by William James
But the Church-state had successfully evolutionized, and Catholic kings sat on the only available throne.
"The Cathedrals of Northern Spain" by Charles Rudy
On every side evolutionism, in its crude form, was already in the air.
"Charles Darwin" by Grant Allen
The new evolutionism is very different from the old.
"Religion and Science" by John Charlton Hardwick
Evolutionism, 4, 11 ff.
"Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy" by Bertrand Russell
When the truth is boiled down, it appears that Dewey's historical method, in so far as he had one, was based on biological evolutionism.
"John Dewey's logical theory" by Delton Thomas Howard
For thirty years Mr. Underwood has been busily propagating evolutionism on the platform, as well as in print.
"Liberty In The Nineteenth Century" by Frederic May Holland
All this gives an air of evolutionism to the work.
"The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays" by Thorstein Veblen
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In science:

This choice of W takes into account the fact of bounded rationality of individuals in sociology and also reflects natural selection based on the relative fitness in term s of evolutionism.
Randomness enhances cooperation: a resonance type phenomenon in evolutionary games
So called elementary particles, most probably, present complicated evolutioneering quantum dynamical systems that we observe today by measuring only a small number of parameters.
Foundations of Probability and Physics, Round table
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