immanence
noun Date: 1816 the quality or state of being immanent; especially inherence

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  • Immanence — • Latin, in manere, to remain in. The quality of any action which begins and ends within the agent Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Immanence     Immanence      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • immanence — [ imanɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1840; de immanent ♦ Philos. Caractère de ce qui est immanent. L immanence des mathématiques dans le réel. Principe d immanence, selon lequel tout est intérieur à tout, ou un au delà de la pensée est impensable. ⊗ CONTR.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Immanence — Im ma*nence, Immanency Im ma*nen*cy, n. The condition or quality of being immanent; inherence; an indwelling. [1913 Webster] [Clement] is mainly concerned in enforcing the immanence of God. Christ is everywhere presented by him as Deity… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • immanence — index characteristic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • immanence — (n.) 1816; see IMMANENT (Cf. immanent) + ENCE (Cf. ence). Immanency is from 1650s …   Etymology dictionary

  • Immanence — Not to be confused with Immanant, a term in mathematics, or imminent, a word meaning soon to happen . Immanence refers to philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine presence, in which the divine is seen to be manifested in or encompassing… …   Wikipedia

  • immanence —    by James Williams   The distinction drawn between immanence and transcendence is allimportant to Deleuze s philosophy. It characterises his opposition to many metaphysical positions criticised as philosophies of transcendence. It also aligns… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • immanence —    by James Williams   The distinction drawn between immanence and transcendence is allimportant to Deleuze s philosophy. It characterises his opposition to many metaphysical positions criticised as philosophies of transcendence. It also aligns… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • Immanence — L immanence est le caractère d avoir son principe en soi même. Un principe métaphysique immanent est donc un principe dont non seulement l activité n est pas séparable de ce sur quoi il agit, mais il le constitue de manière interne. Ce concept s… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • IMMANENCE — n. f. T. de Philosophie Le fait d’exister d’une manière immanente. Les panthéistes professent l’immanence de Dieu dans le monde. Philosophie de l’immanence. Il s’oppose à TRANSCENDANCE …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • IMMANENCE —    the nearness, presence or indwelling of GOD in CREATION. When God is regarded as IMMANENT He is believed to be active in sustaining and preserving creation as well as being concerned about the affairs of individuals. The term is usually… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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