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Nihilism.

In philos., the view that nothing exists and that knowledge is therefore impossible. In politics, the program of 19th and 20th c. Russians who opposed despotic absolutism and tried to destroy soc. and pol. institutions; fostered by materialism; developed terroristic methods (e.g., assassination of Russ. Romanov emp. [czar] Alexander II 1881).


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