polymathy
noun see polymath

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  • Polymathy — Po*lym a*thy, n. [Gr. ?; poly s much + ?, ?, to learn.] The knowledge of many arts and sciences; variety of learning. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polymathy — pəˈliməthē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek polymathia much learning, from polymathēs knowing much + ia y : the character or attainments of a polymath : encyclopedic learning scorn for mere polymathy G.W.Johnson * * * /peuh lim euh thee/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • polymathy — /peuh lim euh thee/, n. learning in many fields; encyclopedic knowledge. [1635 45; < Gk polymathía; see POLYMATH, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • polymathy — noun The knowledge of many arts and sciences; variety of learning …   Wiktionary

  • polymathy — po·lym·a·thy …   English syllables

  • Polymathic — Pol y*math ic, a. [Cf. F. polymathique. See {Polymathy}.] Pertaining to polymathy; acquainted with many branches of learning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damien Broderick — Born 22 April 1944 Occupation Writer Nationality Australian Genres Science Fiction Popular Science …   Wikipedia

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  • Rival Lovers — (Greek: polytonic|Ἐρασταί) is a Socratic dialogue included in the traditional corpus of Plato s works, though its authenticity has been doubted. Title The Greek title Erastai is the plural form of the term erastēs , which refers to the older… …   Wikipedia

  • Damien Broderick — Damien Francis Broderick Damien Francis Broderick (* 22. April 1944) ist ein australischer Autor, der Science Fiction und populärwissenschaftliche Bücher schreibt. Von dem Begriff Virtuelle Realität wird manchmal gesagt, er sei das erste Mal in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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