Parmenidean

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  • Parmenidean — adjective Of or related to Parmenides, an Ancient Greek philosopher born in Elea …   Wiktionary

  • parmenidean — par·me·nid·e·an …   English syllables

  • parmenidean — |pärmə|nidēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Parmenides, 5th century B.C. Greek philosopher + English an : of or relating to Parmenides or to his philosophy which emphasizes a conception of reality as absolute eternal in contrast …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pythagoreans and Eleatics — Edward Hussey PYTHAGORAS AND THE EARLY PYTHAGOREANS Pythagoras, a native of Samos, emigrated to southern Italy around 520, and seems to have established himself in the city of Croton. There he founded a society of people sharing his beliefs and… …   History of philosophy

  • 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

  • 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

  • philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …   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

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