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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 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 previewPhilosophy at the Edge of Chaos (2006)

Gilles Deleuze and the Philosophy of Difference by Jeffrey A. Bell

Univocity means that it is the same thing which occurs and is said: the attributable to all bodies or states of affairs and the expressible of every proposition.31 Paradoxa, or Event and paradoxical instance, is the immanence presupposed 198 ...

Google previewReflections on Time and Politics (2010)

by Nathan Widder

It is therefore univocal across the series, but its univocity is that of an enigma.15 Both series continue within the post-Oedipal unconscious, relating to each other through this "something is there," which acts as a differentiator. It circulates a ...

Google previewFaith as Imagination (1996)

The Contribution of William F. Lynch, S.J. by Gerald J. Bednar

Even though univocity is a necessary concern for the scientific mind, problems can occur when we attempt to leave the abstract and reenter the realm of concrete reality without returning to an analogical way ...

Google previewTwilight of the Literary (2009)

Figures of Thought in the Age of Print by Terry Cochran

Language and its univocity is a concern that informs all relations between self and other, between empire and colony, between progress and belatedness, and between canonized works and those that are considered unworthy. Literary history ...

Google previewDictionary of Visual Discourse (2012)

A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms by Dr Barry Sandywell

UNIVOCITY/ UNIVOCAL LANGUAGE Literally, 'with one voice': referential, unambiguous language; the parallel in the world of utterances, texts and propositions to the clear and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Postmodernism (2002)

by Victor E. Taylor, Charles E. Winquist

Univocity is the idea that subjectivityis singular,autonomous, and has auniquevoice, and that meaning is singular and natural. As designated by its prefix, univocity refers to the conception that an act oflanguageoratext has a single, unified, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy (2010)

Philosophy Between 500 and 1500 by Henrik Lagerlund

Univocity. of. Being. and. the. Thesis. of. Real. Distinction. Although Aquinas' theory of the analogy of being seemed to cohere well both with Aristotle's teaching and with the requirements of religious and theological language about God, many ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Theology (2013)

by Gerald O'Collins, Edward G. Farrugia

See Analogy; Univocity.

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Scrabble value of U1N1I1V4O1C3I1T1Y4

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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