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eleatic


eleatic


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eleatic  \E`le*at"ic\,  a.  [L.  eleaticus  from  Elea  (or  Velia)  in 
  Italy.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  certain  school  of  Greek  philosophers 
  who  taught  that  the  only  certain  science  is  that  which  owes 
  nothing  to  the  senses  and  all  to  the  reason.  --  n.  A 
  philosopher  of  the  Eleatic  school.