# Monad

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**Monad** may refer to:

## PhilosophyEdit

- Monad (philosophy), a term meaning "unit" used by philosophers to signify a variety of entities from a genus to God
- Monads, a basic unit of perceptual reality in the book of philosophy
*Monadology*by Gottfried Leibniz

- Monads, a basic unit of perceptual reality in the book of philosophy
- 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

## Science and technologyEdit

- Monad (category theory), a construction in category theory
- Monad (functional programming), functional programming constructs that capture various notions of computation
- Monad (linear algebra), a 3-term complex
- Monad (non-standard analysis), the set of points infinitesimally close to a given point
- Monad shell, code name for the PowerShell command line interface for Microsoft Windows
- Monad (biology), a historical term for a simple unicellular organism

## Fictional entitiesEdit

- John Monad, the title character of the television series
*John from Cincinnati* - Monad/Monado, a sword in the videogame
*Xenoblade Chronicles* - Monad Proxy, a character in the anime series
*Ergo Proxy* - Monads, megastructures in the novel
*The World Inside*by Robert Silverberg

## Other usesEdit

- Monad (music), a single note or pitch

## See alsoEdit

*Monadologia Physica*, by Immanuel Kant- "Monad's Anthem", a track of Cat Stevens' 1975 album
*Numbers* - Monadic (disambiguation)
- Monoid, in abstract algebra
- Monas Hieroglyphica, or the "Hieroglyphic Monad", a symbol designed by John Dee
- All pages with titles beginning with
*Monad*, for titles starting "Monad" or "Monadic" - All pages with titles containing
*Monad*

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