zetetic

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From Ancient Greek ζητητικός (zētētikós, inquisitive, keen), from ζητέω (zētéō, I seek).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /zə.ˈtɛt.ɪk/
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zetetic (not comparable)

  1. (rare) proceeding by inquiry or investigation
    • 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 sceptic, skeptic.

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