Definitions for "Nihilism"
The doctrine that nothing can be known; scepticism as to all knowledge and all reality.
the rejection of all religious and moral principles, an extreme form of skepticism maintaining that nothing has a real existence.
from the Latin word , nihil, meaning nothing. Nihilism was an intellectual movement in Russia in the nineteenth century. Nihilists rejected everything in existing society, all authority, all accepted values, traditions and social institutions. They wanted to destroy everything in order to build a new society in which the absolute freedom of the individual was paramount. Nihilists have been compared to the beatniks of America in the 1950s.
Keywords:  objectification, nunnery
nunnery objectification
Keywords:  nothingness
Nothingness; nihility.
atheistic teaching according which everything originally came from the 'void' and finally will return to the void again (see M â y â v â d î s).
complete denial of all established authority and institutions
Keywords:  theories, practices
The theories and practices of the Nihilists.
The view that there is no meaning, purpose, significance, or value in the universe.