Their preponderant landscapes are populated not so much by individuated
personae as by specimens of the human species lost in some highly generic situation: nineteenth-century urban desperation in Whispering Pages (1993); naval regimentation in Confession (1998); a father's interment in Second Circle (1990); ethno-medical research in Days of Eclipse (1988).
A crucial component of this account is that ordinary bodies are individuated
by the way in which the corporeal god pervades them.
This impression is reinforced by her human figures and heads: Some are highly individuated
portraits (the most remarkable one here, her 1982 study of the art dealer Richard Bellamy, is highly stylized, yet anyone who knew Bellamy would instantly recognize him); others, however, such as Roberta, 1987, may or may not resemble a model but are in any case made distinctly troglodytic.
Antiindividualists claim that concepts are individuated
with an eye to purely external facts about a subject's environment about which she may be ignorant or mistaken.
Despite the advantages of the decentralization of technoscientific production, there is a risk that forms of "local" authority and resistance are often considered to be obsolete; they are replaced by highly individuated
and atomized concepts of communal representation and regulation.
In her anthropology she argues that human beings are individuated
not only by matter but also by form and that understanding our individuating form is the key to becoming the person we ought to be.
La Rocca updated, complicated, and individuated
a Futurist tradition of text-and-image possibilities.
Thus, each and every being is individuated
because it is a particular reflection of the universal Good, a unique and singular expression of God's self-communicative actualization in the world.
If this were true, hot only would consciousness and self-consciousness go inextricably together, but the self of consciousness would necessarily have an individuated
tangible reality observable by itself and potentially by others.
Wilson describes how the metaphysical assumptions of internalism (or "individualism" as he prefers), which holds that minds are individuated
by nervous systems without reference to anything external, must be seriously questioned.
Peacocke's innovation is to look at how concepts are individuated
by their possession conditions, which he believes can be specified in terms of conditions in which certain propositions containing those concepts are accepted.
Beatitude thus implies intentional cognition of the infinite cause of being, but requires for humans that "this" flesh "be caused and individuated
by the same subsisting soul that animates and individuates me now" (p.