[her-uh-klahy-tee-uh-niz-uh m, -klahy-tee-]


the philosophy of Heraclitus, maintaining the perpetual change of all things, the only abiding thing being the logos, or orderly principle, according to which the change takes place.

Origin of Heracliteanism

First recorded in 1880–85; Heraclitean + -ism
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