material body


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Noun1.material body - alternative names for the body of a human beingmaterial body - alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
person - a human body (usually including the clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"
juvenile body - the body of a young person
adult body - the body of an adult human being
male body - the body of a male human being
female body - the body of a female human being
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There are circumstances," remarked Ghek, "under which a gross and material body is less desirable than a highly developed brain.
No matter where a new idea was born, sooner or later it came knocking at the door of the Western Electric to receive a material body.
Once the soul is away from your material body there is no use of preserving it .
Fie rejects Foucault's and Butler's discourse analysis, although many lyrics, videos, and statements are read critically here, for a phenomenological approach drawing on Merleau-Ponty and Sarah Ahmed that posits a prior material body that yields analyzable sensory experience (pp.
Gravity is a dynamic flow with a concrete purpose - it provides energy to the stars and helps create the stars' material body.
Bakhtin argues that folk culture, particularly carnival, sheds sanitized views of the material body, language, and form.
For example, Moran occasionally refutes the transcendent interpretation of the highest good by arguing that Kant stops mentioning belief in an afterlife past the Second Critique's publication in 1788, and rightly so, since a material body is necessary for moral agency.
15) Even the natural spiritual soul must undergo a metamorphosis and assume the character of supernatural spiritual being, not by prescinding from the material body but by conforming the material body to the self-giving and life-giving shape of spiritual being, manifest and proclaimed in the form of sacrifice.
In this way, the material body of the Queen, her tears, in combination with the specificities of rue, overcomes the generalizing effects of metaphorization.
Finally, contributors examine the medieval material body, describing the occurrence of leprous feminine flesh as it related to death and de Pizan's representation of death as metamorphosis.
So our minds tend to follow this course, and we experience the same confusion when we try to image a massless material body as when we try to imagine a pure mass that does not incarnate in a body.
The archaeal digoxin forms the connecting link between the quantal/plasma world and the material body generating one from the other and connecting both together.

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