Definition of Ontologist

1. n. One who is versed in or treats of ontology.



Definition of Ontologist

1. Noun. (philosophy) A scholar or theorist of ontology, or an adherent of a particular ontological doctrine. ¹

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Definition of Ontologist

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ontologist

1. One who is versed in or treats of ontology. Origin: Cf.F. Ontologiste. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ontologist

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Literary usage of Ontologist

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"In reply, the ontologist, strengthened by the instinct of self-preservation, commonly contends that the analogy between general notions and metaphysical ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... the ontologist his eternal quietus. ... and to exhibit them all in their true as fictitious assumptions. In reply, the ontologist, ..."

3. History of Philosophy by William Turner (1903)
"Is St. Bonaventure an ontologist ? ... 6 The context, however, shows that these two passages do not prove St. Bonaventure to be an ontologist. ..."

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