The experience of the universality
that became possible once we came to share a modern language opened up the possibility of a future that we would now have in common.
Franklin is correct in his conclusions as far as the particular historical situation is concerned, but what is embedded in the preamble of the Declaration is a rhetorical gesture which in its abstract universality
exceeds the specific moment of the revolution led by Northern merchants and Southern slave owners.
In practical terms, the emphasis on ecclesial universality
and unity translates into a recentralization of authority in the hands of the clergy.
The proletariat is then conceived of as a universal class in two quite distinct senses: in the sense that it is universally dispossessed and therefore lacks any particular interest to defend; and in the sense that the negative universality
of capitalist exploitation is converted into the positive universality
of what Marx would elsewhere call "poetry of the revolution.
The third dimension of universality
involves the extent of health service coverage.
Mu'min describes those factors which compose the formation of modern Shi'i Islamic movements -- universality
Disabled advocates talk a lot about the Web's need for "universality
," but what's going on here is in fact a retreat from universality
on the vital issue of who among us gets to publish.
Let me suggest that Roberts's own conception of transcendence or universality
is curiously ahistorical.
But her greater contribution has been to bring a sensitive and sophisticated voice to a larger issue: the universality
of black fiction and black authors.
I see this trajectory as a universality
of intent, as distinguished from a universality
of origin or of end.
Philosophical historicism is indeed self-refuting if it claims something like this: "All truths necessarily are, and always will be, relative to particular historical horizons," for presumably this holds for the truth of historicism as well, but such relativity contradicts the proposition's own strong claims to universality
The strangest attribute of this quartet of works--which also includes "Bouchara," "Zipangu," and "Lonely Child"--is its incredibly appealing universality