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Cosmontology

ˈkɒzmɒnˈtɒlədʒi

noun

referred to informally as cosmic philosophy, or space philosophy, the branch of philosophy founded by Cometan that deals with the structure, function and being of The Cosmos as well as with human space exploration, its ethics, politics, and societal consequences.

Derivatives and alternative phrases

  • Cosmontological | ˈkɒzmɒnˈtəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l | adjective
  • Cosmontologically | ˈkɒzmɒnˈtəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)li | adverb
  • Cosmophilosopher | ˈkɒzməʊfɪˈlɒsəfə | noun
  • Cosmontologist | ˈkɒzmɒnˈtəˈlɒdʒɪst | noun
  • Astrontology | əˈstrɒnˈtɒlədʒi | noun
  • Astrontry | əˈstrɒntri | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix cosmo-, denoting the cosmos or universe, combined with the word ontology denoting the study of being; meaning ‘the study of the philosophy of the cosmos.’ 
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