knowledge of the cosmos

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • cosmosophy — käzˈmäsəfē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cosm + sophy : a body of belief or theory about the cosmos * * * cosmosophy, tellurian see cosmo …   Useful english dictionary

  • cosmosophy — noun Knowledge or understanding of the cosmos …   Wiktionary

  • cosmosophy — cos·mos·o·phy …   English syllables

  • Antonio Genovesi — (November 1, 1712 September 22, 1769) was an Italian writer on philosophy and political economy.BiographyGenovesi was born at Castiglione, near Salerno.He was educated for the church and after some hesitation, taking orders in 1736 at Salerno… …   Wikipedia

  • κοσμοσοφία — η πολυμάθεια σχετική με τον κόσμο, με το σύμπαν. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. cosmosophy < cosm(o) (πρβλ. κοσμ[ο] < κόσμος) + sophy (< μσν. αγγλ. sophie < αρχ. γαλλ. sophie < λατ. sophia < σοφία < σοφός). Η λ.… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • Words of Wisdom — This group of 30 odd sophy and sopher words have in common an etymological derivation from the Greek sophia, meaning wisdom . They refer to an odd group of systems of knowledge, esoteric doctrines, and philosophical practices, most of which are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cosmos —   n. universe; system of universe; order.    ♦ cosmosophy, n. theory of cosmos.    ♦ cosmosphere, n. material universe.    ♦ cosmotellurian, a. pertaining to both heaven and earth.    ♦ cosmotheism, n. attribution of divinity to the cosmos;… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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