Sentence Examples


  • In the last stage of Greek philosophy the eclectic spirit produced remarkable results outside the philosophies of those properly called eclectics.
  • In the matter of Universals, Duns was more of a realist and less of an eclectic than Aquinas.
  • In philosophy there has been a remarkable increase of activity, partly assimilative or eclectic and partly original.
  • And yet Neoplatonism cannot be described as an eclectic system, in the ordinary sense of the word.
  • Each case must be considered on its merits; and the critic's procedure must of necessity be "eclectic" - an epithet often used with a tinge of reproach, the ground for which it is not easy to discover.