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n. pl.1.(Philos.) The public lectures or published writings of Aristotle. See Esoterics.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is easy to point out the different modes of government, and we have already settled them in our exoteric discourses.
The ancient philosophies were of two kinds, -- exoteric , those that the philosophers themselves could partly understand, and esoteric , those that nobody could understand.
"They pretend," as I hear, "that the verses of Kabir have four different senses; illusion, spirit, intellect, and the exoteric doctrine of the Vedas"; but in this part of the world it is considered a ground for complaint if a man's writings admit of more than one interpretation.