And with what certain justices have made of themselves, with their ugly deportment in a coup-like scenario staged (of all places) in the House impeachment hearings, and prescinding
the pros and cons of what they (like whistleblowers), may have testified on ex parte against a colleague and primus inter pares during those hearings (in aid of the complainant), they may have betrayed the very institution they symbolize.
Among the many replies made to this argument, a basic distinction might be drawn between (1) those made from within generic theism (theism prescinding
from any specific religion), and (2) those made from within a definite faith tradition and employing the distinctive doctrinal resources of that tradition.
When we pose the question, what is essential and what is accidental, we pose the question in the abstract, prescinding
from the social, cultural, and historical context.
from a judgment about those points that concern the positive sciences, it is sufficiently dear that the above-mentioned works abound in such ambiguities and indeed even serious errors, as to offend Catholic doctrine.
Hence a neutrality that prescinds from all these differences leads to a philosophical obliteration of the field "metaphysics", just as Copi's prescinding
from the question whether logical laws are objective, subjective, ontologically founded, or just linguistic, leads not to a pure philosophical science of logic but to a potential negation of what logic really is about, or at least to a total abstracting from what constitutes the most fundamental question of philosophical logic, namely what logical entities such as concepts, propositions, and logical laws are and wherein their necessity and that of all laws of valid inferences are rooted and consist in.
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.
resolution of this question, Senocak sets herself the task of countering much of the historiography of the last century, first, by separating the later negative attitudes of the Spiritual Franciscans towards studies from the actual development of the educational system of the Friars Minor in the thirteenth century and, second, by refusing to fill the gaps in the Franciscan documentary record by imputing Dominican practices onto the Minors or by imposing later Franciscan developments onto their earlier history.
On the one hand, this narrowing of focus might seem puzzling, for we might well wonder how Mack can offer a verdict on Locke's "philosophical case" for rights while prescinding
from an assessment of Locke's views (such as they are) on the theoretical foundation for rights in metaphysics and epistemology.
from the fact of such composition, there was no director: it was normal for Jesuits to make retreat privately after ordination and tertianship.
In a similar vein, Benedict exhorted the Spanish bishops to "dauntlessly proclaim that prescinding
from God, acting as if he did not exist or relegating faith to the purely private sphere, undermines the truth about man and compromises the future of culture and society.
from the ad hominems in Furton's letter, we note that the Allocution represents a shift in method: the determination of ordinary means of treatment is now determined by stipulation, categorization, or authoritative definition.
3) This prescinding
from political and economic systemic recommendations held through the early centuries of Christianity.