Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Panpsychism: Panpsychism is a collective term for the theories, which assume an animacy of all objects. It is assumed that this animacy is located in things from the very beginning of the universe. Panpsychism is monistic, i.e. it denies a separation of mental and material things. Modern forms of panpsychism do not assume fully developed mental qualities of the objects, but rather preliminary stages of the mental. See also dualism, property dualism, monism, materialism, physicalism, identity theory.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
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Chalmers, David Panpsychism   Chalmers, David

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-23