heterodoxy


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het·er·o·dox·y

 (hĕt′ər-ə-dŏk′sē)
n. pl. het·er·o·dox·ies
1. The condition or quality of being heterodox.
2. A heterodox opinion or doctrine.

het•er•o•dox•y

(ˈhɛt ər əˌdɒk si)

n., pl. -dox•ies.
1. heterodox state or quality.
2. a heterodox opinion, view, etc.
[1645–55; < Greek]

heterodoxy

1. the state of being at variance with established doctrines or beliefs.
2. a heterodox view or belief.
See also: Opinion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heterodoxy - any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox positionheterodoxy - any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
iconoclasm - the orientation of an iconoclast
orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
nonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity - a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
2.heterodoxy - the quality of being unorthodoxheterodoxy - the quality of being unorthodox  
originality - the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)
unconventionality - unorthodoxy by virtue of being unconventional
nonconformity - unorthodoxy as a consequence of not conforming to expected standards or values
Translations

heterodoxy

[ˈhetərədɒksɪ] Nheterodoxia f

heterodoxy

nHeterodoxie f, → Andersgläubigkeit f
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is Strauss's disguised expression of his discovery and explication of heterodoxy in the writings of the Jewish thinker Maimonides.
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Within this picture, there is little place for someone like Marsilio Ficino, whose fascination with Plato and Neoplatonism led him to a heterodoxy that sometimes pushed the limits even in Renaissance Florence.
His analysis takes full account of the sexual and gender heterodoxy of the cycle, including critique of marriage (see 289-343).
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