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Univocity a.k.a. Univocity of being: Univocity is a term used in logic to describe that which speaks with one voice. The opposite terms are called equivocity and plurivocity.

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Google previewHeavenly Participation (2011)

The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry by Hans Boersma

First, univocity means a reduction of God: God is subordinated to a higher concept, namely, that of being. For Scotus, God is simply one of many beings — all understood in the same, univocal sense of “being.” Thomas's Platonic proclivities ...

Google previewMFDBS 91 (1991)

3rd Symposium on Mathematical Fundamentals of Database and Knowledge Base Systems, Rostock, Germany, May 6-9, 1991 by Bernhard Thalheim, Janos Demetrovics, Hans-Detlef Gerhardt

Univocity means that a fact can be generated by a unique set of extensional predicates. Next lemma shows that it is a necessary condition for the determinism of an insertion. Lemma 6 An insertion is deterministic only if it is univocal. Consider ...

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 Charlie Gere

Equivocity, the language of apophasis and the via negativa, means that anything we say about God can only be a metaphor, as God is radically transcendent and unapproachable, whereas univocity means that words we might use about the ...

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 previewNext Generation Information System Technology (1991)

First International East/West Data Base Workshop, Kiev, USSR, October 9-12, 1990. Procceedings by Joachim W. Schmidt, Anatoly A. Stogny

Univocity means that a fact can be generated by a unique set of extensional predicates. Then, next lemma show that it is a necessary condition for the determinism of an insertion. Lemma 6 An insertion is deterministic only if it is univocal. Proof ...

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 previewGilles Deleuze (2001)

by Claire Colebrook

For Deleuze, however, univocity means insisting on the actual and the virtual as fully real, with the virtual being at least an equal power. Life for Deleuze is a virtual power, the power to become: not towards some already given end or on the ...

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 ...

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