philosopheme

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Ancient Greek φιλοσόφημα (philosóphēma, syllogism) via Latin philosophema (syllogism). The Greek was formed from φιλοσοφέω (philosophéō, to philosophize or pursue knowledge) and the nominalizing suffix -μα (-ma).

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Noun[edit]

philosopheme (plural philosophemes)

  1. (philosophy) A philosophical statement, theorem or axiom.

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