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In our study, however, the main aim was to evaluate whether naturalizable categories are more essentializable than entitative categories.
But the reader with eyes to discern intentional beings within the entitative beings that constitute Eliot's poem will see the text and through the text to a microcosm rich in meaning.
When talking about values in the entitative sense, questions about hierarchy appear.
15) The Maha-Prajnaparamita-Sutra lists twelve additional perceptions that bewitch one into entitative thinking (DS, 81).
55) Here, accidents or modes are denied entitative status full-stop.
Far from its being a "substantial effect" as Ormerod avers, it is an accident and an entitative habit.
The object of consideration in Aquinas's existential metaphysics--what comes before the intellect first of all and is first of all named a being (ens)--is a composite, the entitative composite of an individual essence and a distinct act of existing.
As I hope I have shown, it was drawn in a metaphysical context of distinctions between remote and proximate passive potency, between entitative and operative habits, between the soul and its faculties.
The best evidence for the absence of this composure is the splintering of species that occurs when they are subjected to an unbefitting standard of entitative closure.
24) Working in the other direction, the beatific vision is understood as the completion of grace: "Hence grace, as the ontological basis of the supernatural life, is also an inner entitative principle .
The entitative character of representative being as such places it in the Aristotelian category of quality.
For Jacobs-Vandegeer, if what Lonergan calls the dynamic state of being in love corresponds to what a medieval theology calls sanctifying grace, then that state has to do with the unity of consciousness as that unity reflects an entitative habit radicated in the essence of the soul, in central form, and manifested in diverse acts of faith, hope, and love, as well as in other operations and states.