intramundane

intramundane

(ˌɪntrəˈmʌndeɪn)
adj
existing or located within the world
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The soul as thinking pure thoughts engages in intramundane transcending, as Taylor usefully notes, requiring doubt of our natural embodied perspective in which things are inherently qualified by color, sweetness, and heat.
The nineteenth century witnessed the construction of various forms of intramundane social or political religion intended to supplant traditional Christianity.
Thus, the author emphasized the intramundane ascesis as a change of manners, behaviors and thoughts of men which allowed the emergence of industrial capitalism.
Even Heidegger, the great Heidegger, prudently translated in France, firmly supported the theme of the possible "authenticity" of human intramundane existence.
But S., along with Balthasar, and in extended engagement with Heidegger, argues that the true vocation of metaphysics is not to close off wonder or to yoke God to some intramundane reality but to discover being's ecstatic character and hence its movement to what is ever "beyond." Rather than imposing a limit to reason in order to safeguard wonder or to "leave room" for faith, reason's orientation to the whole only deepens wonder, just as it renders it receptive to the dramatic encounter with revelation.
This sense of metaphor also characterizes the intramundane. When Malick focuses on trees surrounding the O'Brien home, he is not so much interested in the trees themselves as in the connection they share (or do not share) with their human neighbors: "[The trees] are filled with life, guarding, watching over, relatively immutable, usually seen from the ground up.
As the history and the philosophy of religions prove, when the individual does not invest in the connection with transcendence understood as a transmundane reality, he will seek to discover sacredness in intramundane manifestations, or he will project the dimension of sacredness upon significant elements of his aspirations and his daily life.
causality from "intramundane" causality: the interdependence
In its place, the intramundane faith of "Americanism" meets the pressing need to transform and perfect the world.
Through Christie, Johnson recuperates a sense of individual dislocation as a significant act, rendered as a spatialized "facticity," so that the apparently ordinary, essentially intramundane, environment of city life is transformed into something hostile and fascinating.
"It is suggested that we might read Levinas on il y a and illeity as `a translation of the Neoplatonic difference between the elementary non-being and the hyperousia of God's non-being.' Yet there remains a radical difference insofar as the move beyond occurs in the intramundane encounter with the Other.
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