agapism meaning

  • Agapism is belief in selfless, charitable, non-erotic (brotherly) love, spiritual love, love of the soul.
  • In 1851, the English journalist and social researcher Henry Mayhew, discussing means to "a more general and equal division of the wealth of the country",
  • In 1893, the American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce used the word "agapism" for the view that creative love is operative in the cosmos. Drawing from the Swedenborgian ideas of Henry James, Sr.
  • "Three modes of evolution have thus been brought before us: evolution by fortuitous variation, evolution by mechanical necessity, and evolution by creative love.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Words by suffix
          • Words suffixed with -ism
      • Nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns

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      1. en agapist
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      Meaning of agapism for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "agapism" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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