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  • 1 actual existence — index reality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Existence of God —     The Existence of God     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Existence of God     The topic will be treated as follows:     I. As Known Through Natural Reason     A. The Problem Stated     1. Formal Anti Theism     2. Types of Theism     B.… …

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  • 3 Actual infinity — is the idea that numbers, or some other type of mathematical object, can form an actual, completed totality; namely, a set. Hence, in the philosophy of mathematics, the abstraction of actual infinity involves the acceptance of infinite entities,… …

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  • 4 Existence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Existence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 existence existence being entity ens esse subsistence reality actuality Sgm: N 1 positiveness positiveness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 fact fact …

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  • 5 existence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) State of being Nouns 1. existence, life, being, entity, ens, esse, subsistence, presence; ontology, existentialism. 2. (fact of existence) reality, actuality, authenticity; positiveness, fact, matter of… …

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  • 6 existence — noun 1 state of existing ADJECTIVE ▪ actual, real ▪ El Cid s actual existence is not in doubt. ▪ Since her illness, other people had no real existence for her. ▪ possible …

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  • 7 Existence of God — Part of a series on God General conceptions …

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  • 8 Actual Grace — • A grace that is given for the performance of salutary acts and is present and disappears with the action itself Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Actual Grace     Actual Grace …

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  • 9 Actual Idealism — was a form of idealism developed by Giovanni Gentile that grew into a grounded idealism contrasting the Transcendental Idealism of Immanuel Kant and the Absolute idealism of Georg Hegel. Acceptance It was successful in laying a theory of… …

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  • 10 Existence — Ex*ist ence, n. [Cf. F. existence.] 1. The state of existing or being; actual possession of being; continuance in being; as, the existence of body and of soul in union; the separate existence of the soul; immortal existence. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 actual, real, virtual — Actual and real are related in meaning ( existing in fact, not imaginary ), but they may be distinguished. Actual places emphasis upon coming into a sphere of fact or action and applies to facts as they now are or have become. Real expresses… …

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  • 12 Existence (Philosophy of) 3 — Philosophy of existence 3 Merleau Ponty Bernard Cullen à Henri Godin LIFE AND WORKS Maurice Merleau Ponty was born on 14 March 1908 into a petty bourgeois Catholic family in Rochefort sur Mer on the west coast of France. When he died suddenly, at …

    History of philosophy

  • 13 actual — Real; substantial; existing presently in fact; having a valid objective existence as opposed to that which is merely theoretical or possible. Opposed to potential, possible, virtual, theoretical, hypothetical, or nominal. Something real, in… …

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  • 14 existence — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete reality as opposed to appearance b. reality as presented in experience c. (1) the totality of existent things (2) a particular being < all the fair existences of heaven John Keats > d. sentient or li …

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  • 15 existence — Synonyms and related words: accessibility, actual presence, actuality, an existence, animal spirits, animate existence, animation, availability, being, being alive, being here, being there, birth, body, continuance, continuation, creature,… …

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  • 16 actual — adj. Actual is used with these nouns: ↑combat, ↑existence, ↑expenditure, ↑extent, ↑implementation, ↑improvement, ↑incidence, ↑incident, ↑malice, ↑mechanics, ↑merit, ↑ …

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  • 17 actual — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. real, veritable, true, genuine; concrete, factual. See existence, present, truth.Ant., fictitious, spurious. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [True] Syn. original, real, exact; see genuine 1 . 2.… …

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  • 18 actual bias — The existence of a state of mind, on the part of a juror, which leads to a just inference in reference to the case that he will not act with entire impartiality. Literally, it is a leaning of the mind a prepossession, something more than sympathy …

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  • 19 actual necessity — The existence of a genuine necessity, the most common use of the term being in reference to a taking of property under the power of eminent domain. See 26 Am J2d Ern D §§ 111 et seq …

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  • 20 Essence and Existence — • Essence, described as that whereby a thing is what it is. Existence is that whereby the essence is an actuality in the line of being Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Essence and Existence     Essence and Existence …

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