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haecceity

(hɛkˈsiːɪtɪ; hiːk-)
n, pl -ties
(Philosophy) philosophy the property that uniquely identifies an object. Compare quiddity
[C17: from Medieval Latin haecceitas, literally: thisness, from haec, feminine of hic this]
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Noun1.haecceity - the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other
essence, heart and soul, inwardness, nitty-gritty, pith, substance, gist, kernel, nub, meat, core, sum, marrow, heart, center, centre - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
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They seem to know that the object only speaks its haecceitas, its thisness, to the receptive heart.
22) The confusion in which the contemporary doxa engages concerning the question is that it is the haecceitas of philosophical thinking; in the inaugural lecture we find Adorno radically challenging this position.
Lo que todavia parece resistir el cinismo del publico mundial es la palpable ilusion o el deseo de darse de bruces con lo real-verdadero, con la haecceitas, la nocion que en el siglo 14, el filosofo escolastico Duns Scotus (en CP 6.
Desde este punto de vista no sera lo exterior al hombre lo que defina la individualidad, ni la existencia que, como tal, se comparte con todo lo real, sino aquello que los escotistas denominaban haecceitas y que bien podria traducirse por "esteidad", es decir, el "ser este" de Pedro--entendiendo que "ser este" refiere a un "ser este determinado", en suave metafora aristotelica.
The anime will be called 'Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari (Chain Chronicle: The Light of Haecceitas).
No en balde escribio su tesis de habilitacion (Habilitationschrift) sobre Juan Duns Escoto, el campeon de la univocidad en la Edad Media, y eso tambien se reflejo en Ser y tiempo, donde usa mucho la teoria escotista de la individuacion a traves de la haecceitas, puesta alli como el Dasein.
declare its individual being through its absolutely individual form, much as the idea of haecceitas found in Gerard Manley Hopkins's experimental poetry had promised only a few decades before the advent of modernism (von Balthasar 3.
We could perceive here coming somehow near the proposition of Scotus about the individual difference, or haecceitas, which brings, while being itself absolutely individual, the substantial form to ultimate actuality.
1308), in his unique theory of the principle of individuation popularly known as haecceitas, offers us an often-overlooked resource for theological anthropology.
7), la naturaleza de las first-person properties, propiedades disposicionales (dispositional properties) y la haecceitas (cap.
Haecceitas As Value and As Moral Horizon: A Scotist Contribution to the Project of a Phenomenological Ethics, WILLIAM E.
Without determining whether "inscape" and haecceitas are compatible terms, it can be observed that Sobolev's argument appears to take "species" in its current logical and scientific sense as a sub-category of "genus," while Hopkins almost surely meant it in its most common Scholastic sense as "spectacle, sight, vision"; "outward appearance, shape, form"; "beautiful appearance, splendor, beauty.