from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A scholar or theorist of ontology, or an adherent of a particular ontological doctrine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who is versed in or treats of ontology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is versed in ontology; one who studies ontology.
A more boring possibility: 'ontologist' is a recognized specialization within that queen of sciences, library science.
In The New York Times Book Review, the British pale-ontologist Simon Conway Morris threw down the gauntlet: he accused Wright "of a failure of nerve."
An ontologist might treat the same sort of ailments a psychiatrist would treat, but maybe rejects the latter's unquestioned belief in such a thing as a psyche.
Anton Marty (October 18, 1847-October 1, 1914) was a philosopher of language, psychologist, and ontologist.
Instead, check out these new gigs: ontologist, webmistress, cool hunter, or vlogger.
Put an other way I'm not sure Derrida ignores Heidegger the ontologist in either the Being and Time form or the the form after the Kehr - indeed the later Heidegger is arguably much closer to Derrida with his meditations on language
Though jazz is not necessarily improvisational, and very few jazz performances lack any sort of prior compositional process, the centrality of improvisation to jazz presents a challenge to the musical ontologist.
A nonconstituent ontologist like Plantinga may be represented as arguing by Modus Ponens: If God exemplifies his nature, then he is distinct from it; God exemplifies his nature; ergo, God is distinct from his nature, and DDS is false.
But the nonconstituent ontologist is within his epistemic rights in switching to Modus Tollens: If God exemplifies his nature, then he is distinct from it;
Of course, the result doesn't look very traditional; he translates it into his own system he is both an occasionalist and an ontologist.
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