Quintessence vs Paradigm - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between quintessence and paradigm
is that quintessence
is a thing that is the most perfect example of its type; the most perfect embodiment of something while paradigm
is an example serving as a model or pattern; a template.
As a verb quintessence
is to reduce to its purest and most concentrated essence.
A thing that is the most perfect example of its type; the most perfect embodiment of something.
A pure substance.
The essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form.
(alchemy) The fifth alchemical element, or essence, after earth, air, fire, and water
(physics) A hypothetical form of dark energy postulated to explain observations of an accelerating universe.
* See also
To reduce to its purest and most concentrated essence.
* paradigma (archaic)
An example serving as a model or pattern; a template.
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- According to the Fourth Circuit, “Coca-Cola” is “the paradigm of a descriptive mark that has acquired secondary meaning”.
(linguistics) A set of all forms which contain a common element, especially the set of all inflectional forms of a word or a particular grammatical category.
- DRT is a paradigm example of a dynamic semantic theory,
A system of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
A conceptual framework—an established thought process.
A way of thinking which can occasionally lead to misleading predispositions; a prejudice. A route of mental efficiency which has presumably been verified by affirmative results/predictions.
A philosophy consisting of ‘top-bottom’ ideas (namely biases which could possibly make the practitioner susceptible to the ‘confirmation bias’).
- The paradigm of "go" is "go, went, gone."
* (example) exemplar
* (way of viewing reality) model, worldview
* See also
* paradigm shift