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Definition of the noun absoluteness

What does absoluteness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: absolutenesses

  1. the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
  2. the quality of being absolute

Alternative definition of the noun absoluteness


  1. The quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness.


Absoluteness: In mathematical logic, a formula is said to be absolute if it has the same truth value in each of some class of structures. Theorems about absoluteness typically establish relationships between the absoluteness of formulas and their syntactic form.

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Google previewAlgebraic Methods in Philosophical Logic (2001)

by J. Michael Dunn, Gary Hardegree

Absoluteness is the appropriate analog for a logic of ...

Google previewParables for the Virtual (2002)

Movement, Affect, Sensation by Brian Massumi

Absoluteness is an attribute of any and all elements of a relational whole. Except, as absolute, they are not "elements." They are parts or elements before they fuse into the relational whole by entering indissocia- bly into each other's company, ...

Google previewThe Lives of Things (2002)

by Charles E. Scott

absoluteness refers to the occurrence of the absolute or of divinity as such. The divine, whether it be figured as a God or as a dimension without a nameable identity, occurs immanently with itself. This awkward phrasing means that no matter ...

Google previewKnow the Truth (1865)

A Critique on the Hamiltonian Theory of Limitation, Including Some Strictures Upon the Theories of Rev. Henry L. Mansel and Mr. Herbert Spencer by Jesse Henry Jones

Absoluteness is a simple unanalyzable idea, but it is not God; it is only one quality of God. So with infinity. God is universal complexity; and to reason of him as unanalyzablc simplicity is as absurd as to select the color of the apple's skin, and ...

Google previewThe Big Picture (2011)

by Michelle Smith

Rorty also argues that truth is unserviceable as a goal of enquiry, because its absoluteness means we can never know if we are nearer or further from the truth.

Google previewThe Philosophy of Art (1989)

by Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling

Since every possible affectation and pretension to absoluteness is an unnatural condition ...

Google previewSubversive Spinoza (2004)

by Antonio Negri, Timothy S. Murphy

Absoluteness is the power that develops and maintains itself, unitarily and productively. Democracy is the highest form in which society is expressed, because it is the most expansive form in which natural society is expressed as political ...

Google previewEssays Hegelian and Ecumenical: What has been at stake (2008)

by Stephen Theron

Such absoluteness is the very meaning of consciousness, though there is here a deeper question, regarding not merely what is necessary to consciousness but the absolute necessity of consciousness itself, that there cannot be a contingent ...

Google previewEclipse of Grace (2013)

Divine and Human Action in Hegel by Nicholas Adams

absoluteness is a result, not a beginning. It may govern everything, from a ...

Google previewDictionary of Mission (2006)

Theology, History, Perspectives by Karl Muller, Theo Sundermeier, Steven B. Bevans, Richard H. Bliese

Accordingly, constructions of the Christ and Christianity that interpret absoluteness restrictively or as a warrant for superiority are suspect. Two contemporary insights put flesh on the bones of this suspicion. First, ideology critique makes one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theology (1975)

A Concise Sacramentum Mundi by Karl Rahner

Absoluteness of Christianity A. Notion and ProBlem The notion of the absoluteness of Christianity derives from the philosophy of German Idealism, not from theology itself. From the outset, therefore, theology must beware lest an inappropriate ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Public Management and Governance (2015)

by Gambhir Bhatta

Absoluteness of accountability: Refers to a situation where every individual in an organization that delegates authority is accountable to an immediate ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)

by Richard Soule

Absoluteness, n. 1. Despotism• absolutism. 2. Positiveness, reality, actuality. Absolution, n. Acquittal, remission, discharge, release, liberation, deliverance, clearance, forgiveness, pardon, INduLGENCE, JUSTIFICATION. Absolutism, n.

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Absoluteness Meaning

Video shows what absoluteness means. The fact of being finished or perfected; completeness.. The characteristic of being absolute in nature or scope.. Absolute ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1L1U1T1E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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