n. ghost, phantom

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Anaxagoras and the atomists — C.C.W.Taylor ANAXAGORAS In the course of the fifth century BC the political and cultural pre eminence of Athens attracted to the city a considerable number of intellectuals of various kinds from all over the Greek world. This phenomenon, the so… …   History of philosophy

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  • eidolon — noun (plural eidolons or eidola) Etymology: Greek eidōlon more at idol Date: 1828 1. an unsubstantial image ; phantom 2. ideal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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