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noun as in theory that only the self exists

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I recognize the solipsism and selfishness in this, but also the act of self-preservation that it represents.

For one, the personal nature of some of the songs should not be taken as a retreat from the body politic into solipsism.

They are based on the solipsism of influential people who are scandalized only by injustices that they experience personally.

At the very same time, he has to paint a picture of the near-apocalyptic consequences of right-wing solipsism.

But in the age of the iPod, where solipsism has been made sophisticated, they are more right than anyone ever imagined.

Of course, when an entire throng is trying to rise above itself, an epidemic of free-form vulgarity and solipsism ensues.

The Democrats had better start learning what Ayn Rand knew, despite her foolish solipsism.

Thus idealists are wedded to solipsism irrevocably; and it is a happy marriage, only the name of the lady has to be changed.

I realize now that I may have been falling into the trap of solipsism, “who watches the quad,” et cetera, type of thing.

Why not admit solipsism and be true to the transcendental method?

This theory is also called Subjective Idealism or Solipsism.

The philosophic system becomes a solipsism, a pure lyric expression of the appetites of human nature.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to solipsism, such as: egoism, null, subjectivity, egocentricity, ipseity, and narcissism.

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