Origin of metaphysic
Examples from the Web for metaphysic
Historical Examples of metaphysic
This, in the language of Kant, is the sphere of the metaphysic of ethics.Philebus
Are we to equip them with a metaphysic, or exclude them from the portals of art?Personality in Literature
Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
And why does metaphysic make no attempt to dissect this fact?
But the failure of psychology opens up the way to metaphysic.James Frederick Ferrier
Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane
He might say with Prosper Mrime, "Metaphysic pleases me because it is never-ending."Egoists
- the system of first principles and assumptions underlying an enquiry or philosophical theory
- an obsolete word for metaphysician
- rare another word for metaphysical
late 14c., from Medieval Latin metaphysica (see metaphysics). The usual form of metaphysics until 16c.; somewhat revived 19c. under German influence.