from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A copy; usually contrasted with the original, or archetype.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A copy, as in pottery, of an artist's original work. Hence
- n. A work sculptured in relief, as a cameo, or in bas-relief (in this sense used loosely).
- n. A copy from an original; a type of something that has previously existed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A reproduction or copy of an original; a copy: opposed to prototype.
- n. Specifically In architecture, a copy in relief or embossed.
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The idea of the prototype or ectype derives from Jean-Baptiste Robinet's post-Spinozist
One other issue with early Booster is that a lot of his story is very reminiscent of Superman, and that comparison doesn't flatter Booster at all the proper term is that Booster is a Superman ectype.
The knowability of the world is explained in terms of the basic Platonic principles of archetype and ectype (form and copy).
For we cannot imagine that the next ten thousand years will offer its ectype.
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