Parmenides [ pahr- men-i-deez ] SHOW IPA / pɑrˈmɛn ɪˌdiz / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun flourished c450 b.c., Greek Eleatic philosopher.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Parmenides Par·me·nid·e·an [pahr-m uh- nid-ee- uhn], /ˌpɑr məˈnɪd i ən/, adjective Words nearby Parmenides parm
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How to use Parmenides in a sentence
Reality consisted in an ever-present, unchanging, unmovable mass of undifferentiated sameness that filled all of space,
A third sect, especially Xenophanes and
Parmenides, pronounce it to be essentially One. Parmenides was therefore wrong in saying that Unum alone existed.
It will be found, however, that when
Parmenides comes to question Sokrates, What εἴδη do you recognise?
Parmenides had stumbled upon the modern thesis, that 'thought and being are the same.'
Nevertheless, some modern interpreters have found an opposite meaning in
Parmenides. 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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