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Guggenheim   /gˈugənhˌaɪm/   Listen
Guggenheim

noun
1.
United States philanthropist; son of Meyer Guggenheim who created several foundations to support the arts (1861-1949).  Synonym: Solomon Guggenheim.
2.
United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905).  Synonym: Meyer Guggenheim.






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"Guggenheim" Quotes from Famous Books



... to Meno that the slave does as a matter of fact not yet quite know the truth under consideration, but that he really thinks he knows it; and then Socrates, in his own Socratic way, leads the slave to the correct solution. This very significant procedure of the philosopher is cited by Guggenheim[1] as an illustration of the essence of a priori knowledge, and when we properly consider what we have to do with a witness who has to relate any fact, we may see in the Socratic method the simplest ...
— Robin Hood • J. Walker McSpadden



Words linked to "Guggenheim" :   altruist, philanthropist, industrialist



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