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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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A Franciscan Approach by Kenan B. Osborne, Rev Kenan Osborne
Conceptually, univocity is a predication. Univocity is an action, ...
Being and the Between (1995)
Political Theory in the American Academy by William Desmond
Absolutely pure univocity is a limit concept, only intelligible by ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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