Definition of personalism in English:
1The quality of being personal, especially a theory or system based on subjective ideas or applications: his sculpture investigating pure form from which all expressive personalism was eliminated
More example sentences
- Nationalism, on the other hand, tends to express itself in authoritarianism, emotionalism, personalism, vengefulness and mean-spiritedness.
- I believe the fundamental key he offers us is through the same personalism he uses to discuss the nature of marriage and men and women.
1.1 Philosophy A system of thought that maintains the primacy of the human or divine person on the basis that reality has meaning only through the conscious mind.
- Karol Wojtyla came to the papacy not merely as a bishop but as a professor of philosophy who had been writing about and teaching personalism in Poland long before the Second Vatican Council began.
- Moreover, in recent years the Christian theology of personalism has developed a new theoretical framework for understanding the person, including the goals of psychotherapy.
- The Catholic concept of personalism placed man in the context of God and sought to liberate his full potential.
- Example sentences
- Yet they, too, are typical of her alternating impersonalist and personalist tendencies.
- Direct-election proposals recognize that ideological and/or personalist parties would drain votes away from the major parties.
- In what ways are natural-law arguments in tension with personalist arguments?
- Example sentences
- Variables that interact thus can be situational, personalistic, or a combination of situational and personalistic factors.
- Like other personalistic leaders, he has preferred loyalists over experienced, well-trained experts when making government appointments.
- Proto-industrializarion and the fragmentation of holdings which it promoted presented new occasions for personalistic ties between landlord and tenant.
Definition of personalism in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan