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Apophantic vs. Apophatic

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Apophanticadjective

Involving a declaration, statement, or proposition.

Apophaticadjective

(theology) Pertaining to knowledge of God obtained through negation rather than positive assertions.

Apophantic

Apophantic (Greek: ἀποφαντικός, , from ἀποφαίνειν apophainein, ) is a term Aristotle coined to mean a specific type of declaratory statement that can determine the truth or falsity of a logical proposition or phenomenon. It was adopted by Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger as part of phenomenology.

‘declaratory’; ‘to show, to make known’;

Apophaticadjective

(by extension) That which passively defines a thing by describing what it is not characteristic thereof.

Apophaticadjective

of or relating to the belief that God can be known to humans only in terms of what He is not (such as `God is unknowable')

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