Anaxagorean
adjective see Anaxagoras

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  • Anaxagorean — adjective Of or related to Anaxagoras, an ancient Greek natural philosopher noted for the cosmological concept of Nous (mind), as an ordering force …   Wiktionary

  • anaxagorean — an·ax·ag·o·re·an …   English syllables

  • anaxagorean — |aˌnakˌsagə|rēən, |anə̇k adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Anaxagoras died 428 B.C. Greek philosopher + English ean : of or relating to the philosophy of Anaxagoras who taught that the world is composed of many qualitatively… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anaxagoras — Anaxagorean /an ak sag euh ree euhn/, adj. /an ak sag euhr euhs/, n. 500? 428 B.C., Greek philosopher. * * * born с 500, Clazomenae, Anatolia died с 428 BC, Lampsacus Greek philosopher. Though only a few fragments of his writings have survived,… …   Universalium

  • Anaxagoras and the atomists — C.C.W.Taylor ANAXAGORAS In the course of the fifth century BC the political and cultural pre eminence of Athens attracted to the city a considerable number of intellectuals of various kinds from all over the Greek world. This phenomenon, the so… …   History of philosophy

  • Anaxagoras — biographical name circa 500 circa 428 B.C. Greek philosopher • Anaxagorean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Anaxagoras — noun An ancient Greek philosopher (c. 500 BC – 428 BC) from Clazomenae, who is famous for introducing the cosmological concept of Nous (mind), as an ordering force. See Also: Anaxagorean …   Wiktionary

  • homoeomery — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷rē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin homoeomeria, from Greek homoiomereia, from homoiomerēs + eia y 1. : one of an infinite number of homogeneous ultimate particles of matter constituting through their combination and separation… …   Useful english dictionary

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