perseity

perseity

(pəˈsiɪtɪ)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the state or property of having an existence or being that does not depend on other objects
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He argues that the central point of the Metaphysics must be viewed in terms of the distinction between accidental coincidence and perseity, not merely the distinction between substance and the other categories.
PERSEITY A Fabled Greek hero B Persecution C Independent existence who am I?
Neither the rational nature by itself, nor the perseity (being a per se existent) of subsistence, can constitute the ultimate specific difference for personhood.
Like Semery and other Jesuits of the time, Wietrowski thinks that real being itself is not only univocal; it also can be a genus.(137) As a genus, being will prescind from its differences (such as perseity, inaliety, aseity, or abaliety),(138) though they may not prescind from it.(139) While real being is "transcendental,"(140) it is not more transcending than any other genus,(141) except inasmuch as it extends to more differences, which accounts for its designation as absolutely transcendental.(142)