Definition of Ectypal

1. a. Copied, reproduced as a molding or cast, in contradistinction from the original model.



Definition of Ectypal

1. Adjective. Copied, as contrasted with an archetypal original. Has a specialised sense when used by the philosopher George Berkeley. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ectypal

1. ectype [adj] - See also: ectype

Ectypal Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Ectypal Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ectypal

ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting syndrome
ectrogenic
ectromelia virus
ectromelic
ectropic
ectropion
ectropion uveae
ectropium
ectropody
ectrotic
ectylurea
ectypal (current term)
ectype
ectypes
ectypography
ecu
ecuelle
ecuelles
eculizumab
ecumene
ecumenic
ecumenical
ecumenical movement
ecumenicalism
ecumenicalisms
ecumenically

Literary usage of Ectypal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopedia of Sacred Theology: Its Principles by Abraham Kuyper (1898)
"ectypal Theology the Fruit of Revelation The ... And though in the preceding section it was maintained that the ectypal knowledge of God did not arise from ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1897)
"And unlike Plato's idle Uni- versals, it is conceived as energising freely on us, thereby calling into reality the phenomenal or ectypal object we know. ..."

3. The Metaphysics of Nature by Carveth Read (1905)
"Not that it is present to Him sensibly as it is to us; but " there is a twofold state of things, the one ectypal or natural, the other archetypal and ..."

4. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1899)
"Setting aside the exaggerations of expression in the writings of this philosopher, the mental power exhibited in this ascent from the ectypal mode of ..."

5. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David ( Hume (1898)
"Let ua once more put it to trial. lu all instances which we have ever seen, ideas are copied from real objects, and are ectypal, not archetypal, ..."

6. Proceedings by National Speech Arts Association (1893)
"... immutable and immaterial form or model of an object, an archetype or pattern, according to which the Deity fashioned the phenomenal or ectypal world. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Ectypal

Search for Ectypal on Dictionary.com!Search for Ectypal on Thesaurus.com!Search for Ectypal on Google!Search for Ectypal on Wikipedia!

Search