Definición de demiurge en inglés:

demiurge

Saltos de línea: demi|urge
Pronunciación: /ˈdiːmɪəːdʒ
 
, ˈdɛm-/

sustantivo

  • 1A being responsible for the creation of the universe, in particular:
  • 1.1(In Platonic philosophy) the Maker or Creator of the world.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Interwoven with these references to an almost Platonic demiurge are appeals to the selecting power of an active ‘Nature’.
    • A certain mystique attached to the word as a result of analogies often drawn between the creative activity of the artist and the creation of the world by the deity or by a Platonic demiurge in accordance with Ideas or prototypes.
    • Western concepts of God have ranged from the detached transcendent demiurge of Aristotle to the pantheism of Spinoza.
  • 1.2(In Gnosticism and other theological systems) a heavenly being, subordinate to the Supreme Being, that is considered to be the controller of the material world and antagonistic to all that is purely spiritual.
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    • The Gnostics thought that the God worshiped by most Christians was a demiurge or usurper.
    • Call it the demiurge cycle, after the Gnostic notion that our world is governed by a mad ersatz God.
    • Gnostic teaching distinguished between a perfect and remote divine being and an imperfect demiurge who had created suffering.

Derivativos

demiurgic

Pronunciación: /-ˈəːdʒɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He is here just a trace-copyist, a technician without a smudge of demiurgic imagination.
  • Man is occasionally represented as having been framed out of a piece of the body of the Creator, or made by some demiurgic potter out of clay.
  • Pluto is an intellectual demiurgic god, who frees souls from generation.

demiurgical

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Barney's demiurgical universe of the nearly normal and utterly bizarre makes viewers anxious for more.
  • But the tree of life becomes a vehicle of bondage and dependence established by the demiurgical realm.
  • It is easy to be impressed with our demiurgical abilities and to believe we can mold digital technology however we desire.

Origen

early 17th century (denoting a magistrate in certain ancient Greek states): via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek dēmiourgos 'craftsman', from dēmios 'public' (from dēmos 'people') + -ergos 'working'.

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