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  1. presocratic, pre-Socraticadjective

    before the time of Socrates


  1. Presocraticadjective

    of, or characteristic of, such a philosopher (or these philosophers) as a whole.

  2. Presocraticnoun

    Any ancient Greek philosopher who preceded or was roughly contemporaneous with Socrates and whose methods and views were influenced neither directly nor indirectly by Socrates or his primary student, Plato.


  1. presocratic

    Presocratic refers to any ancient Greek philosopher who lived and worked before the time of Socrates, or whose work is not or only tangentially influenced by Socratic philosophical concepts. The term typically covers philosophical traditions and thinkers from the 6th and 5th Century BC. These philosophers are generally known for their inquiries into areas such as metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, and cosmology. The term was originally introduced for categorization and historical study purposes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of presocratic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of presocratic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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