Meaning of immaterialist in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəlɪst/


See immaterialism

‘He was an immaterialist: matter does not exist.’
  • ‘Philonous needs to convince him (as Berkeley needed to convince his readers in both books) that a commonsensical philosophy could be built on an immaterialist foundation, that no one but a skeptic or atheist would ever miss matter.’
  • ‘Rather, it's that the good arguments don't even get a hearing since they offer an immaterialist account, and immaterialist accounts can't really be knowledge.’
  • ‘It remains to be seen how these earnest, almost-allover paintings - whose adamant corporeality must make an immaterialist's skin crawl - will play in a world of increasingly disembodied visual culture.’
  • ‘In my judgement, the key lies in the immaterialist conception of ‘body’ presupposed by the dynamical model of matter.’