encyclopaedism


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Noun1.encyclopaedism - profound scholarly knowledge
education - knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"
letters - scholarly attainment; "he is a man of letters"
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911/1505), an Egyptian polymath who is probably the best representative of encyclopaedism, a genre that was practiced extensively in his time.
Encyclopaedism, Modernism and the Classification of Geographical Knowledge.
Finnegans Wake opens onto a further level, fixing a totality not through an encyclopaedism .