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1. Of or relating to ontology.
2. Of or relating to essence or the nature of being.
3. Of or relating to the argument for the existence of God holding that the existence of the concept of God entails the existence of God.

on′to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
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The upshot seems to be that there is no ontologically real, intrinsic intentionality available to her, to help address how our mental states truly can be together with their intended objects in reality, or to preserve the essential features of intentional states.
It is patently un-Christian to treat a group defined by external circumstance (relative wealth) almost as ontologically evil.
When you take away these errors, her article boils down to this question: "How can it be logically possible for the same person to be at once spiritually and ontologically equal and permanently, comprehensively, and necessarily subordinate?
Hegel is arguing the reality is merely a priori adjunct of non-naturalistic ethics, Kant, via the categorical imperative, is holding that ontologically it exists only in the imagination, and Marx is claiming it was offside.
In the ontology of photography, the past is felt as an ontologically distinct and often unbridgeable temporal dimension [.
Chapter 4 evinces that for Cusanus epistemology is equivalent to anthropology, for the cognitive activity that characterizes human beings is ontologically an element of divinity.
An undeniable and already clearly recognised shortfall in this type of modern 'Western' medicine is its tendency to reduce humans ontologically to a 'manifestation of general biological, psychological and sociological theories'.
Jesus] didn't say, 'Go out and be ontologically different.
What is at issue here is that ontologically diverting desire at the heart of the "metaphysical imaginary," both desire and dream, synonymous with the thrust of a gnostic craving for an other world that poetry only, Bonnefoy senses, "poetry which is not art, poetry which is both unbridled imagination and adherence to the greatest simpleness of existence," can adequately counterbalance.
At the heart of this debate was the question of whether and how the one' universal church precedes ontologically and temporally the many particular churches.
When they are ordained they are changed ontologically, in their very being, which is not true of the common priesthood.
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