thereness


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real existence

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the state of being there--not here--in position

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Schindler argued in The Catholicity of Reason (Eerdmans, 2013) that the Thomist tradition at its best has held that as reason discovers more determinate knowledge about the world our wonder at it should actually deepen--not only our wonder at its sheer thereness, but also wonder at its intelligibility.
Facticity decribes the imperative 'thereness' of the world into which we find ourselves thrown, as we encounter it and as we live it.
McClay writes in the introduction, "There is no evading the fact that we human beings have a profound need for 'thereness,' for visible and tangible things that persist and endure, and thereby serve to anchor our memories in something more substantial than our thoughts and emotions."
Lol's "not thereness" evokes Irigaray's sex which is not one insofar as it recalls the meaning of sex as feminine lack.
Traditionally, Airmen have taken a capabilities-based view of technology, yet because of the addicting (and potentially illusory) sense of "thereness" that the platform provides to higher-echelon commanders, elements of the present RPA structure reflect a cybernetics approach.
As was just mentioned, Heidegger envisions the leap as a mental act that carries us away from ourselves into the thereness of Dasein.
Listening to and trying to render "the music of what happens", Heaney professes "the pleasure and surprise of poetry, its rightness and thereness" in a way which to Bugan echoes Barthes's formulation of the pleasure of the text, of its orality--"the grain of the voice".
7), he reflects on "the irrefutable thereness of the body," as "legible text" and "knowable sign-system," a "faith" he argues that was "widely shared by philosophy, medicine, criminology, the new psychology" (p.
Thus, "this poem is left intentionally blank" is a kind of minimally generative engine of meaning--the question arising of "what does it mean?", "what is the signal?", as the blank page flickers between the status of a bare thereness and that of a sign of some sort.
'The ecological thought', he continues, 'is about warmth and strangeness, infinity and proximity, tantalising "thereness" and head-popping, wordless openness' (p12).
Yet, Tran also understands the basis for a retelling of the stories of suffering as something "other," or, using Ricoeur's term "thereness," made available in the incarnation and experienced by sinners as forgiveness.
"I have to recognise (despite play of wry and mocking smile on lips) that I find his thereness very threatening."
It turns out that the alluring American thereness is likely not fixed but sliding, effecting ambiguous surfaces of no-man's land.
Perhaps the biggest obstacle for such positions is the sheer "thereness" of nature, independent, to some degree, of our cultural formations or linguistic constructs.
An allusion can be considered Awe by virtue of referring to something that exists in the verifiable, indexical 'thereness' of a prior text; it should thus appease the intellectual appetite as Joyce describes it.