Pantheism vs Panzoism - What's the difference?

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Pantheism is a see also of panzoism.


As nouns the difference between pantheism and panzoism

is that pantheism is the belief that the universe is in some sense divine and should be revered pantheism identifies the universe with god but denies any personality or transcendence of such a god while panzoism is (rare|archaic): belief that the entire universe is a living thing, or is suffused with life.

pantheism

English

Alternative forms

* sometimes hyphenated or expressed as a phrase: pan-theism', ' pan theism * sometimes either the P or (rarely) both the P and T are capitalized: Pantheism', ' PanTheism * variations of capitalization and spacing may be combined: Pan-theism', '''Pan-Theism''', '''Pan Theism''', ' Pan theism

Noun

(en noun)
  • The belief that the universe is in some sense divine and should be revered. Pantheism identifies the universe with God but denies any personality or transcendence of such a God.
  • (rare) The belief in all gods; omnitheism.
  • Quotations

    * See

    Derived terms

    * neo-pantheism * pantheist * pantheists * pantheistic * pantheistical * pantheistically * pandeism * panentheism

    panzoism

    English

    Alternative forms

    * panzooism, pan-zoism

    Noun

    (-)
  • (rare, archaic): Belief that the entire universe is a living thing, or is suffused with life.
  • * 1875 , James McCosh, Ideas in Nature Overlooked by Dr. Tyndall , p.37.
  • He holds that there is a pangenesis or panzoism in all animated being. Now, what is this but the "life" of the old zoologists whom they so ridicule?
  • * 1918 , Edward Gleason Spaulding, The New Rationalism , p.34.
  • But there [is] also panzoism , maintaining that the universe is a living being and has a soul, and anti-intellectualism, holding that genuine intellectual analysis is impossible, both because each thing is infinitely complex and because the removal of a part alters its causal context.
  • * 2005 , David Skrbina, Panpsychism In The West , p. 220.
  • Why Carus did not use 'hylozoism' is not clear. Regardless, that term is now rarely used, as is also true of the variation panzoism .

    Derived terms

    * panzoist * panzoists * panzoistic

    See also

    * pandemonism * panpsychism * pandeism * pantheism English words suffixed with -ism