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ontologism

Philosophy. the doctrine that the human intellect has as its proper object the knowledge of God, that this knowledge is immediate and intu-itive, and that all other knowledge must be built on this base. — ontologist, n.ontologistic, adj.
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However, he came into conflict with a few of his Catholic colleagues, too, owing to his "ultraisms" (his ferocious anti-Protestantism, his vision on exclusive salvation, his views on American nativism, his "liberal Catholicism," his ontologism, etc.
The closest he comes to genuinely explaining the difference between his 'good' ontologism and the 'bad' ontologism of those he critiques comes near the end of the book, where he espouses what might be called a strongly qualified Darwinianism, one where "the chasm dividing unnatural humanity from natural animality is .
For this problematics, the three oppositions discussed by Bakhtin are important: ontologism vs gnoseologism, (4) ialogism vs monologism, and polyphony vs homophony.
Not a striving towards God, but a being in God is the essence of this ontologism.
In his long period as bishop of Perugia he followed the development of the school of Naples, which had as its master Gaetano Sanseverino, who proposed a return to Thomas, while at the same time the ontologism of Rosmini was spreading in influence.
On the contrary, he refuses all ontologism conceiving the subject and object of knowledge as two realities in themselves, assuming that none of them 'are things, but functions of knowledge'.
Heidegger's Kehre was, in my anti-French view of the later Heidegger, a betrayal of his incisive and illuminating "existential analytic" of human existence in Being and Time for the sake of a transhuman ontologism that generated some of the most obscure and idioscynratic language in the history of Western philosophy.
Any other approach, such as pagan ontologism or Greek-inspired Christian incarnationism "results in human and historical submission to what are acclaimed as 'natural forces.
For the purposes of this introduction we can put aside the complex and highly charged issues of ontologism and occasionalism.
Gerald McCool noted that Rosmini's thought is strikingly similar to that of Bonaventure and is at a significant remove from the ontologism characteristic of a thinker like Vincenzo Gioberti, a philosopher with whom Rosmini was frequently lumped in theological manuals.
This incompleteness, combined with his assertions that in the experience of being we encounter "the predicates of divinity" and that "in the being of the universal" one discerns being's "higher reality," leaves the reader with a hint of mitigated pantheism and ontologism.

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