Eleatic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin eleaticus, from Elea (or Velia) in Italy.

AdjectiveEdit

Eleatic (comparative more Eleatic, superlative most Eleatic)

  1. Of or relating to a certain school of Ancient Greek philosophers who taught that the only certain science is that which owes nothing to the senses, and all to the reason.

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NounEdit

Eleatic (plural Eleatics)

  1. A philosopher of the Eleatic school.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 19:40