Definition of metaphysic in English:

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metaphysic

Pronunciation: /mɛtəˈfɪzɪk/

noun

A system of metaphysics.
Example sentences
  • Kierkegaard wished to demonstrate that the Hegelian metaphysic, considered on its own and judged in terms of its declared ambition to afford a comprehensive account of reality, was in point of fact flawed, and irreparably so.
  • There are natural alliances between Entity Realism and metaphysical atomism, and between Structural Realism and the Great-Field metaphysic.
  • A metaphysic of reason, a new set of universals, blocked the path.

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