Butlerian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Butler +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

Butlerian (comparative more Butlerian, superlative most Butlerian)

  1. Of or relating to Samuel Butler (1835–1902), iconoclastic Victorian author.
  2. Of or relating to Judith Butler (born 1956), American philosopher involved with feminism, queer theory, and ethics.

Noun[edit]

Butlerian (plural Butlerians)

  1. An advocate of a form of Lamarckism put forward by Samuel Butler and Ewald Hering