Minimalism (disambiguation)

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Minimalism is a movement in visual arts, music, and other media that began in post–World War II Western art.

Minimalism may also refer to:

  • Minimalism (computing), a philosophy of programming and configuring computers
  • Minimalism (philosophy), a theory that truth does not provide useful information beyond the proposition or sentence
  • Minimalism (syntax), a theory of natural language syntax developed by Noam Chomsky in the 1990s
  • Minimalism (technical communication), a theory of task-oriented and user-centered instruction and documentation
  • Minimalism (visual arts), art movement to expose the essence, essentials or identity of a subject through eliminating all non-essential forms, features or concepts
  • Minimalist music, a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials
  • Judicial minimalism, a philosophy in United States constitutional law
  • Biblical minimalism, a movement or trend in biblical scholarship holding that the Bible is not reliable evidence for history, and that "Israel" is a problematic subject for historical study
  • Simple living, voluntary practices to simplify one's lifestyle by reducing one's possessions

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