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Univocity a.k.a. Univocity of being is the idea that words describing the properties of God mean the same thing as when they apply to people or things, even if God is vastly different in kind.

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Google previewA Theology of the Church for the Third Millennium (2009)

A Franciscan Approach by Kenan B. Osborne, Rev Kenan Osborne

Conceptually, univocity is a predication. Univocity is an action, ...

Google previewOrganization Philosophy (2010)

Gehlen, Foucault, Deleuze by T. Scott

Univocity means that the attributes ...

Google previewBeing and the Between (1995)

Political Theory in the American Academy by William Desmond

Absolutely pure univocity is a limit concept, only intelligible by ...

Google previewCommunity without Community in Digital Culture (2012)

by C. Gere

Equivocity, thelanguage ofapophasis and the via negativa, means that anythingwesay about Godcan only be a metaphor,as God is radically transcendent and unapproachable, whereas univocity means that words we might use about the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Postmodernism (2002)

by Victor E. Taylor, Charles E. Winquist

Univocity is the idea that subjectivity is singular, autonomous, and has a unique voice, and that meaning is singular and natural. As designated by its prefix, univocity refers to the conception that an act of language or a text has a single, unified, ...

Google previewThe Deleuze Dictionary Revised Edition (2010)

by Adrian Parr

UNIVOCAL Claire Colebrook According to one of Deleuze's most important critics , Alain Badiou, 'univocity' is the central concept of Deleuze's project. In Difference and Repetition, Deleuze describes an alternative history of philosophy com- ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Theology

by by Gerald O’Collins, SJ, and Edward G. Farrugia, SJ

See Equivocity;Univocity. Analogy of Being. The commonality underlying allreality.

Google previewNew Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic (Second Edition) (2016)

by Martin Davie

genealogy, the key mistake of modernity is represented by *Duns Scotus's departure from Aquinas, postulating a 'univocity of being' between God and the world rather than a 'participatory' ontology. Duns Scotus is seen to anticipate ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy (2008)

by John W. Burbidge

Hegel's dialectic is more profound than the univocity of logical analysis and the equivocity of Ludwig Wittgenstein; but by resolving difference into a comprehensive unity, ' it cannot do justice to human existence, which continues to be lived in a ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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