Monad

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Monad may refer to:

Philosophy[edit]

  • Monad (philosophy), a term meaning "unit", used by philosophers to signify a variety of entities, originally the God and later such things as genus
    • Monism, the concept of "one essence" in the metaphysical and theological theory
    • Monad (Gnosticism), the most primal aspect of God in Gnosticism
  • The Cup or Monad, a text in the Corpus Hermetica
  • Great Monad, an older name for the Taijitu symbol
  • Monadologia Physica, by Immanuel Kant
  • Monadology, by Gottfried Leibniz (a basic unit of perceptual reality)
  • The Hieroglyphic Monad, or Monas Hieroglyphica, a symbol designed by John Dee

Mathematics, science and technology[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

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