any of the three undemonstrable entities (a personal soul, a cosmos, and a supreme being) implicit in the fact of a subject and an object of knowledge, and in the need for some principle uniting them.
[ahy-kuh-nog-ruh-fee] /ˌaɪ kəˈnɒg rə fi/ noun, plural iconographies. 1. symbolic representation, especially the conventional meanings attached to an image or images. 2. subject matter in the visual arts, especially with reference to the conventions regarding the treatment of a subject in artistic representation. 3. the study or analysis of subject matter and its meaning in […]
[ahy-kon-uh-klas-tik] /aɪˌkɒn əˈklæs tɪk/ adjective 1. attacking or ignoring cherished beliefs and long-held traditions, etc., as being based on error, superstition, or lack of creativity: an iconoclastic architect whose buildings are like monumental sculptures. 2. breaking or destroying images, especially those set up for religious veneration. adj. 1640s; see iconoclast + -ic.
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plural noun 1. a schizophrenic symptom in which the patient thinks that things completely disconnected from him are influencing him or conveying messages to him
[ahy-dee-ey-tuh m, ee-dee-] /ˌaɪ diˈeɪ təm, ˌi di-/ noun, plural ideata [ahy-dee-ey-tuh, ee-dee-] /ˌaɪ diˈeɪ tə, ˌi di-/ (Show IPA) 1. (in epistemology) the object of knowledge as known by the mind. Compare (def 3). /ˌaɪdɪˈeɪtəm/ noun (pl) -ata (-ˈeɪtə) 1. (philosophy) the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond