Meaning of Eleatic

El•e•at•ic

Pronunciation: (el"ē-at'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Elea.
  2. noting or pertaining to a school of philosophy, founded by Parmenides, that investigated the phenomenal world, especially with reference to the phenomena of change.
—n.
  1. a philosopher of the Eleatic school.
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