Because communio ecclesiologies tend to neglect concrete consideration of the church's mission, they also tend to prescind
from historical details of the life of the church.
The centrality of the Christian notion of creation to Western metaphysics, Pieper argues, makes it "extremely difficult for someone from our Western world to prescind
so completely from those presuppositions deriving from our Christian tradition that his philosophizing could appropriately be described as thoroughly 'non-Christian', that is, in no way informed by its subordination to an unacknowledged, if ultimately theological, counterpoint" (Pieper, "On the Dilemma Posed by a Non-Christian Philosophy," in For the Love of Wisdom: Essays on the Nature of Philosophy, 295-301, 300-01).
Is it something in the "essence of Christianity", so that one would have to prescind
from Christianity's core, deny Christianity its heart, in order to come to real reconciliation?
Therefore the identification of the socio-cultural circumstances that could have an impact on health practices cannot prescind
After all, liberals claim to prescind
from metaphysical and theological discussions.
In making its announcement, Notre Dame did not prescind
from or contradict a single teaching of the church.
53) But suppose Catholic teaching does affect jurists' personal reflection, even as they presumably prescind
from applying it in a formal sense?
What such a highly qualified signature actually means became clear when the Holy See signed on to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, warning that it did "not intend to prescind
in any way from its specific mission which is of a religious and moral character.
Raz here mentions the first pragmatic consideration canvassed above, that general rights are a convenient handmaiden in practical reasoning, but it is the second that is key; namely, that rights conceived generally make social life possible in a pluralistic society precisely because they only state intermediate conclusions that prescind
from their fundamental justifying values.
As my purpose here is simply to use Roncarelli as a vehicle to show how discretion can be brought into a democratic conception of common law constitutionalism, I prescind
from making claims about what Roncarelli is really about, and limit discussion to the judgments of Rand and Cartwright JJ.
The authors have previously contended that all consensual sexual activity should be decriminalized: "[W]e think that in situations where genuine and mature consent between the parties is possible, and where negative externalities can be eliminated, the criminal law should prescind
On the other hand, over time and distance, one may prescind