Ontologist



[on-tol-uh-jee] /ɒnˈtɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence or being as such.
2.
(loosely) .
/ɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(philosophy) the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being
2.
(logic) the set of entities presupposed by a theory
n.

“metaphysical science or study of being,” 1660s (Gideon Harvey), from Modern Latin ontologia (c.1600), from onto- + -logy.

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