Definition of Nihilism. Meaning of Nihilism. Synonyms of Nihilism

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Definition of Nihilism

Nihilism
Nihilism Ni"hil*ism, n. [L. nihil nothing: cf. F. nihilisme. See Annihilate.] 1. Nothingness; nihility. 2. The doctrine that nothing can be known; scepticism as to all knowledge and all reality. 3. (Politics) The theories and practices of the Nihilists.

Meaning of Nihilism from wikipedia

- Nihilism (/ˈnaɪ(h)ɪlɪzəm, ˈniː-/; ) is the point of view that suspends belief in any or all general aspects of human life which are culturally accepted...
- Moral nihilism (also known as ethical nihilism) is the meta-ethical view that nothing is morally right or wrong. Moral nihilism is distinct from moral...
- Existential nihilism is the philosophical theory that life has no intrinsic meaning or value. With respect to the universe, existential nihilism suggests...
- The paradox of nihilism are the philosophically contradictory aspects of nihilism, particularly situations contesting nihilist perspectives on the nature...
- Therapeutic nihilism is a contention that it is impossible to cure people or societies of their ills through treatment. In medicine, it was connected to...
- Existential nihilism, the theory that life has no meaning Mereological nihilism, disbelief in objects with proper parts Metaphysical nihilism, the belief...
- In philosophy, mereological nihilism (also called compositional nihilism, or rarely simply nihilism) is the metaphysical thesis that there are no objects...
- Legal nihilism is negative attitude toward law. Legal nihilism is "an erosion of the belief in law as a beneficial institution of societal organization...
- Metaphysical nihilism is the philosophical theory that there might have been no objects at all—that is, that there is a possible world in which there are...
- Attitudes Nihilism Optimism Pessimism Reclusion Weltschmerz Economic and political ideologies Authoritarianism Anarchism Capitalism Christian democracy...
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