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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 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 previewDictionary of Visual Discourse (2016)

A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms by 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 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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