Definition of Monads
1. Noun. (plural of monad) ¹
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Definition of Monads
1. monad [n] - See also: monad
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Literary usage of Monads
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1886)
"The roots of these are 5, 2, 3, 8, i ; and these added together make up 19 monads. Again, of the ten the root is one ; and of the nine, nine ; which added ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"monads have no external, but only an internal, activity, which is twofold ... All monads are, in various degrees, representations of (lie whole universe, ..."
3. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"4. opp., and some others, that his disciples introduced monads or unities into their philosophy and reasoned profoundly concerning them, I «hall not avail ..."
4. The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1912)
"These realities are simple monads, perceptive, soul-like substances, each an active, complete, isolated expression of the universe. ..."
5. Leibniz's New Essays Concerning the Human Understanding: A Critical Exposition by John Dewey (1888)
"An increase in the number of created monads, he says again, ... And again : "There is no nearness or remoteness among monads ; to say that they are gathered ..."
6. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"Moreover, a cause is needed to explain the monads themselves,* in accordance with ... Leibniz defines the monads as eternal substances in his metaphysical ..."
7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In support of this view, he said that ot substances, though substantiate; that their apparent resistance arc results of the passions of their monads; ..."
8. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"They affirm that there is a root of each of the numbers; in the case of thousands, so many monads as there are thousands: for example, the root of six ..."