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The evolutionary process leading to the development of the characteristics that distinguish hominins from other primates. Not in scientific use.

[Latin homō, homin-, man; see Homo + -ization.]


(ˌhɒm ə nəˈzeɪ ʃən)

the evolution of the human traits that set the genus Homo apart from its primate ancestors.
[1950–55; < Latin homin-, s. of homō man (see Homo) + -ization]
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More than a historical development, this break touches anthropology, the evolution of the hominian, the global process of hominization [.
One of these appeals to a long tradition in Catholic thought that supports a view called delayed hominization, in which the fetus in the early stages of pregnancy is not viewed as a person or even as morally considerable.
Pannenberg, Kernberg, and Kohut share a common goal: freeing a person to becoming fully human (also called hominization (7)) from the mire of narcissism.
The hominization of history through technological progress, then, need not imply the banishment of God from history, but only the banishment of idols.
Departing hominization is the view that in the process of human death, the rational soul departs first, leaving a mere animal ensouled by a sensitive soul, and then the sensitive soul departs, leaving a corpse.
According to today's scientists, the human brain evolved in the course of the hominization process.
that by the capital event of hominization, the most advanced portion of the cosmos has become personalized.
The conversation strolls through such topics as scandal and conversion, the Catholic Church and the modern world, hominization and natural selection, Levi Strauss on collective murder, and how mimetic theory should be applied.
Opponents have argued that theology has not always taught that hominization is immediate at conception, since before the pronouncements of Pius IX in 1869 in the Catholic Church (less than 150 years ago), most theologians taught that the foetus did not become a human being with a human soul until at least forty days after conception (Jonsen 2000, 79, 141-2).
Openness--The developing hominization model is unlike the five models presented above.
In short, hominization, the process of the emergence of the human species, is not over.