opposition between one law, principle, rule, etc., and another.
Philosophy. a contradiction between two statements, both apparently obtained by correct reasoning.
noun (pl) -mies
opposition of one law, principle, or rule to another; contradiction within a law
(philosophy) contradiction existing between two apparently indubitable propositions; paradox
1590s, “contradiction in the laws,” from Latin antinomia, from Greek antinomia “ambiguity in the law,” from anti- “against” (see anti-) + nomos “law” (see numismatics). As a term in logic, from 1802 (Kant).
opposition between one law, principle, rule, etc., and another. Philosophy. a contradiction between two statements, both apparently obtained by correct reasoning. Historical Examples It is even sought to reconcile the antinomy of freedom vs. God’s foreknowledge. A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik Besides, we have already discussed this subject in the antinomy of […]
- Antinuclear antibody
antinuclear antibody antinuclear antibody an·ti·nu·cle·ar antibody (ān’tē-nōō’klē-ər, -nyōō’-, ān’tī-) n. An antibody that attacks cell nuclei.
- Antinuclear factor
antinuclear factor antinuclear factor n. Abbr. ANF A factor present in serum having a strong affinity for nuclei and present in lupus erythematosus and rheumatic arthritis.
Arabic Antakiya. Turkish Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300–64 b.c. a city in W California. Contemporary Examples Even more important, the federal government has begun to play a key role in giving new life to the ideas behind the Antioch rules. How Antioch College Got Rape Right […]