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Eudæmonics, as an art, corresponds to the science 'ontology.'

Between the ontology of Parmenides and that of Hegel what a step there is!

Ontology is the most comprehensive among all the objective sciences.

This is the statement of the Maxim as a formula of Ontology.

Associated words: ontology, metaphysics, ontological, ontologist.

In most of the other sutras the burden of thought is ontology.

Apart from Ontology, Parmenides reckons all as belonging to human opinions.

Materialism is for him a variety of ontology, involving the assumption that we know the essence of matter.

Be positive scientists, if you please; but ontology has no place in positive science, so leave it alone.

They become in practice Psychology, Ontology and Eclecticism in history.

WORD ORIGIN

"metaphysical science or study of being," 1660s (Gideon Harvey), from Modern Latin ontologia (c.1600), from onto- + -logy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ONTOLOGY

cosmology

nountheory of the universe
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