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Philosophy. any theory that regards will as the fundamental agency or principle, in metaphysics, epistemology, or psychology.
the principle or practice of supporting churches, schools, hospitals, etc., by voluntary contributions or aid instead of relying on government assistance.
any policy or practice based on voluntary action.
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Voluntarism - Wikipedia


Voluntarism may refer to: Voluntarism (action), any action based on non-coercion ; Voluntarism (philosophy), a perspective in metaphysics and the philosophy of ...

Voluntarism | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Voluntarism. Voluntarism is the theory that God or the ultimate nature of reality is to be conceived as some form of will (or conation). This theory is contrasted to ...

Theological Voluntarism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)


Jul 2, 2002 ... To be a theological voluntarist is to hold that entities of some kind have at least some of their moral statuses in virtue of certain acts of divine will ...

Voluntarism | Define Voluntarism at Dictionary.com


Voluntarism definition, Philosophy. any theory that regards will as the fundamental agency or principle, in metaphysics, epistemology, or psychology. See more.

Voluntarism | Definition of Voluntarism by Merriam-Webster


Define voluntarism: the principle or system of doing something by or relying on voluntary action or volunteers.

Voluntarism - definition of voluntarism by The Free Dictionary


The use of or reliance on voluntary action to maintain an institution, carry out a policy, or achieve an end. 2. A theory or doctrine that regards the will as the ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Voluntarism - New Advent


Voluntarism (Latin voluntas, will) in the modern metaphysical sense is a theory which explains the universe as emanating ultimately from some form of will.

Voluntarism - By Branch / Doctrine - The Basics of Philosophy


Voluntarism is the metaphysical and epistemological view that regards the will as superior to the intellect and to emotion, and that will is the basic factor, both in ...