Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to monads; having the nature or character of a monad.
  • Single; not occurring in pairs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or like, a monad, in any of its senses. See monad, n.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective philosophy of or relating to a monad
  • adjective chemistry univalent
  • adjective biology of or relating to the Monas genus of microorganisms
  • adjective mathematics having an arity of one (taking a single argument or operand)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Ancient Greek μοναδικός (monadikos, "single"), from μονάς (monas, "a unit"); see monad.

Examples

  • But this model gives little comfort to those who understand the theological equality of all local churches as dictating a structure of 'monadic' communities coexisting without acting upon each other.

    Rome, Constantinople, and Canterbury: Mother Churches?

  • But this model gives little comfort to those who understand the theological equality of all local churches as dictating a structure of 'monadic' communities coexisting without acting upon each other.

    Rome, Constantinople, and Canterbury: Mother Churches?

  • So his pure general logic is at most what we would now call a monadic logic (see Boolos &

    Kant's Theory of Judgment

  • One must bear in mind, however, that Benjamin's monadology of the Arcades always reverts to an understanding of language and its role in configuring experience, a deductive regression also characteristic of Leibniz's formulation of monadic substance.

    Club Monad

  • What's more, the obscurity — the perspectival nature — of monadic perception is not simply unavoidable: it is constitutive of individual substances.

    Club Monad

  • When in this essay the verbal topology of monadic substance offers

    Rei Terada

  • Schlegel's monadic model of the poetic fragment, and the unmarked "placeless places" of modern nightlife, showing how poetry finds in the monad an evocative figure for its own project of externalizing interiority.

    Rei Terada

  • Leibniz's theory of monadic "perception" is obscure in part because it does not involve — in its most rudimentary form — the experience of sense perception, or sensation; it erodes the absolute distinction (dear to Kant) between thinking and perceiving — an idea of explosive importance for

    Club Monad

  • Tiffany argues that an affinity-based model of culture may be understood through a dialogue between Leibniz's monadic thought and the "placeless places" of modern nightlife.

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  • The psychological inflection of monadic substance thus activated a series of transitive relations between

    Club Monad

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