Ectypal Ec"ty*pal, a. [L. ectypus worked in high relief, Gr. ?; out + ? stamp, figure. See {Type}.] Copied, reproduced as a molding or cast, in contradistinction from the original model. [1913 Webster]

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  • ectypal — adjective Copied, as contrasted with an archetypal original. Has a specialised sense when used by the philosopher . What would you have! do I not acknowledge a twofold state of things, the one ectypal or natural, the other archetypal and eternal? …   Wiktionary

  • ectypal — ec·typ·al …   English syllables

  • ectypal — ˈekˌtīpəl, təp adjective : having the characteristics of an ectype …   Useful english dictionary

  • theology, ectypal —  Теология эктипическая …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • ectype — ectypal /ek teuh peuhl, tuy /, adj. /ek tuyp/, n. a reproduction; copy (opposed to prototype). [1640 50; < Gk éktyp(os) wrought in relief, equiv. to ek EC + týp(os) figure (on a wall) + os adj. suffix; akin to TYPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Herbert of Cherbury (Lord) and the Cambridge Platonists — Lord Herbert of Cherbury and the Cambridge Platonists Sarah Hutton The philosophy of Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582/3–1648) and of the Cambridge Platonists exemplifies the continuities of seventeenth century thought with Renaissance philosophy.… …   History of philosophy

  • Ectype — Ec type, n. [Cf. F. ectype. See {Ectypal}.] 1. (Classical Arch[ae]ol.) (a) A copy, as in pottery, of an artist s original work. Hence: (b) A work sculptured in relief, as a cameo, or in bas relief (in this sense used loosely). [1913 Webster] 2. A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ectype — ⇒ECTYPE, adj. et subst. fém. I. Adj., PHILOS. (d inspiration platonicienne). Qui se réfère aux choses, aux données telles que les esprits se les représentent par l entendement (par opposition à l archétype, modèle éternel, divin). État ectype. On …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Теология эктипическая —  ♦ (ENG theology, ectypal)    знание о Боге, доступное людям в том виде, в каком оно выражено в теологических системах. В схоластической теологии это отражение знания о Боге, доступного только Богу (архетипи ческая теология). Эктопическая… …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • ectype — /ˈɛktaɪp/ (say ektuyp) noun a reproduction or copy (opposed to prototype). {Greek ektypos wrought in relief, formed in outline} –ectypal, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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