EXAMPLES | noun flourished c450 b.c., Greek Eleatic philosopher. Related forms Par·me·nid·e·an , [pahr-m uh- nid-ee- uh n] /ˌpɑr məˈnɪd i ən/ adjective
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Here, is in the
Parmenides, he means something not really different from generalization.
To the passionate language of
Parmenides, Plato replies in a strain equally passionate:—What!
Parmenides, the Sophist stands in a less defined and more remote relation.
In this respect the difference between them is like that between Xenophanes and
Parmenides, he is overpowered and intoxicated with the idea of Being or God. British Dictionary definitions for parmenides noun 5th century bc, Greek Eleatic philosopher, born in Italy. He held that the universe is single and unchanging and denied the existence of change and motion. His doctrines are expounded in his poem On Nature, of which only fragments are extant
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