Nihilism

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-Existencial Nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose or intrinsic value.
 
-Existencial Nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose or intrinsic value.
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-Moral Nihilism, which argues that nothing is Moral or Immoral. This can lead to [[Amoralism]].  
 
-Moral Nihilism, which argues that nothing is Moral or Immoral. This can lead to [[Amoralism]].  
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-Epistemological nihilism, which is considered extreme skepticism, in that all knowledge is denied.
 
-Epistemological nihilism, which is considered extreme skepticism, in that all knowledge is denied.
-Metaphysical Nihilism, which is the philosophical theory that there '''might''' not be any objects at all.
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-Mereological Nihilism (alternatively '''Compositional Nihilism'''), which is the position that objects with proper 'parts' do not  
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-Metaphysical Nihilism, which is the philosophical theory that there ''might'' not be any objects at all.
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-Mereological Nihilism (alternatively ''Compositional Nihilism''), which is the position that objects with proper 'parts' do not  
 
exist, in space or time.
 
exist, in space or time.
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-Political Nihilism, a branch of Nihilism that follows the characteristic Nihilistic rejection of non-proven or non-rationalized assertions.
 
-Political Nihilism, a branch of Nihilism that follows the characteristic Nihilistic rejection of non-proven or non-rationalized assertions.
  
''Christian Nihilism'' may include the belief that without [[God]], there is no morality or ethics, objective meaning or intrinsic value of life. this is essentially Existential Nihilism.
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Christian Nihilism may include the belief that without [[God]], there is no morality or ethics, objective meaning or intrinsic value of life. this is essentially Existential Nihilism.

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Nihilism is the philosophical doctrine suggesting the negation of one or more meaningful aspects of life. examples of Nihilism include:

-Existencial Nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose or intrinsic value.

-Moral Nihilism, which argues that nothing is Moral or Immoral. This can lead to Amoralism.

-Epistemological nihilism, which is considered extreme skepticism, in that all knowledge is denied.

-Metaphysical Nihilism, which is the philosophical theory that there might not be any objects at all.

-Mereological Nihilism (alternatively Compositional Nihilism), which is the position that objects with proper 'parts' do not exist, in space or time.

-Political Nihilism, a branch of Nihilism that follows the characteristic Nihilistic rejection of non-proven or non-rationalized assertions.

Christian Nihilism may include the belief that without God, there is no morality or ethics, objective meaning or intrinsic value of life. this is essentially Existential Nihilism.

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