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Eleatic

[el-ee-at-ik] /ˌɛl iˈæt ɪk/
adjective
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.
noun
3.
a philosopher of the Eleatic school.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin Eleāticus < Greek Eleātikós. See Elea, -tic
Related forms
Eleaticism, noun
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Eleatic

/ˌɛlɪˈætɪk/
adjective
1.
denoting or relating to a school of philosophy founded in Elea in Greece in the 6th century bc by Xenophanes, Parmenides, and Zeno. It held that one pure immutable Being is the only object of knowledge and that information obtained by the senses is illusory
noun
2.
a follower of this school
Derived Forms
Eleaticism (ˌɛlɪˈætɪˌsɪzəm) noun
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