- n. Plural form of propaedeutic.
- n. a course that provides an introduction to an art or science (or to more advanced study generally)
“Cardinal Mercier presents these under "propaedeutics," even for his grown-up scholars, placing logic properly so called in its own rank as the complement of the other treatises of speculative philosophy, seen in retrospect, a science of rational order amongst sciences.”
“That leaves (4), (5) and (6): a shortening of propaganda, propination or propaedeutics.”
“The principal reason for this change was the fact that he was overburdened with obligations to give elementary lectures and to examine large numbers of students, including even those for medical propaedeutics, leaving him with too little time to do his own research work.”
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