zetetic

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From Ancient Greek ζητητικός (zētētikos, inquisitive, keen), from ζητέω (zēteō, I seek).

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zetetic (comparative more zetetic, superlative most zetetic)

  1. (rare) Seeking; proceeding by inquiry.
    • 1994, Willi Goetschel, Constituting Critique, page 74
      The zetetic approach or, as Kant translates it, the searching approach, becomes the element by means of which the discourse develops, the medium in which philosophical thinking occurs.

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zetetic (plural zetetics)

  1. A skeptic.

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