Definition of philosopheme in English:

philosopheme

noun

  • A demonstration or conclusion in philosophy; a philosophical statement, theorem, or axiom.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Theophilus Gale (1628–1679), ejected minister and theologian. From post-classical Latin philosophema demonstrative syllogism from ancient Greek ϕιλοσόϕημα a demonstrative syllogism (Aristotle), in Hellenistic Greek also philosophical doctrine or principle from ϕιλοσοϕεῖν to love or pursue knowledge, philosophize (from ϕιλόσοϕος) + -μα.

Pronunciation

philosopheme

/fɪˈlɒsəfiːm/