Eleaticism E`le*at"i*cism, n. The Eleatic doctrine. [1913 Webster]

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  • Eleaticism — See Eleatic. * * * School of pre Socratic philosophy that flourished in the 5th century BC. It took its name from the Greek colony of Elea (Velia) in southern Italy. It is distinguished by its radical monism i.e., its doctrine of the One,… …   Universalium

  • Eleaticism — noun see Eleatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eleaticism — el·e·at·i·cism …   English syllables

  • eleaticism — d.əˌsizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : Eleatic doctrine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eleatic — Eleaticism, n. /el ee at ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Elea. 2. noting or pertaining to a school of philosophy, founded by Parmenides, that investigated the phenomenal world, especially with reference to the phenomena of change. n. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • pantheism — pantheist, n. pantheistic, pantheistical, adj. pantheistically, adv. /pan thee iz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrine that God is the transcendent reality of which the material universe and human beings are only manifestations: it involves a denial of God… …   Universalium

  • Eleatic — adjective Etymology: Latin Eleaticus, from Greek Eleatikos, from Elea (Velia), ancient town in southern Italy Date: 1695 of or relating to a school of Greek philosophers founded by Parmenides and developed by Zeno and marked by belief in the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Parmenides — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = Pre Socratic philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = Parmenides name = Polytonic|Παρμενίδης birth = ca. 520 BC death = ca. 450 BC school tradition = Eleatic school main interests =… …   Wikipedia

  • Melissus of Samos — An illustration of Melissus of Samos from the Nuremberg Chronicle Full name Melissus of Samos Born Samos Island Era …   Wikipedia

  • Parmenides — Parmenidean /pahr meuh nid ee euhn/, adj. /pahr men i deez /, n. fl. c450 B.C., Greek Eleatic philosopher. * * * born с 515 BC Greek philosopher, leader of the Eleatics. His general teaching has been reconstructed from the few surviving fragments …   Universalium

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