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  • 1 existence — [ ɛgzistɑ̃s ] n. f. • XIVe; bas lat. existentia I ♦ 1 ♦ Philos. Le fait d être ou d exister, abstraction faite de ce qui est. ⇒ 2. être. Le Cogito de Descartes assure l homme de son existence. « Le sentiment de l existence dépouillé de toute… …

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  • 2 EXISTENCE (PHILOSOPHIES DE L’) — Sans doute l’idée d’existence est elle une très ancienne idée. Chez Platon, le même mot, ousia , désigne l’essence et l’existence, et l’on peut dire que la théorie platonicienne des essences est critiquée par Aristote en faveur d’une théorie de… …

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  • 3 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.… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 existence — existence, being, actuality are closely related in meaning but not always interchangeable. Existence is the inclusive term which designates the state or condition of anything regarded as occurring in space or time, as distinct and apart from all… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 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

  • 6 Existence after death — refers to the concept of a continuation of existence and cognition after physical death, usually in the realm of human existenceBasis in ReligionThe primary focal point of most religions is the fact that the human essence, or spirit continues to… …

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  • 7 Existence value — Existence values are an unusual and somewhat controversial class of economic value, reflecting the benefit people receive from knowing that a particular environmental resource, such as Antarctica, the Grand Canyon, endangered species, or any… …

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  • 8 Existence (Homonymie) — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 9 existence — Existence. s. f. v. Estat de ce qui existe. L existence de Dieu. l existence des choses creées. tout ce qui est au monde tient son existence de Dieu. cela n est plus en existence …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 10 existence — index entity, life (period of existence), materiality (physical existence), reality, survival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 11 existence — late 14c., reality, from O.Fr. existence, from M.L. existentia/exsistentia, from existentem/exsistentem (nom. existens/exsistens) existent, prp. of L. existere/exsistere stand forth, appear, and, as a secondary meaning, exist, be; from ex …

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  • 12 existence — [eg zis′təns, igzis′təns] n. [ME < OFr < ML existentia < prp. of L existere] 1. the act of existing; state or fact of being 2. continuance of being; life; living 3. occurrence; specific manifestation 4. a manner of existing, being, or… …

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  • 13 existence — [n] life actuality, animation, being, breath, continuance, continuation, duration, endurance, entity, essence, hand one is dealt*, individuality, journey, lifing, permanence, perseverance, presence, rat race*, reality, real world*, something,… …

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  • 14 existence — ► NOUN 1) the fact or state of existing. 2) a way of living. ORIGIN Latin existentia, from exsistere come into being …

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

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  • 16 Existence — For other uses, see Existence (disambiguation). Philosophy …

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  • 17 Existence — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Existence (homonymie). L existence désigne le fait d être, d être de manière réelle. Sommaire 1 L existence en philosophie 1.1 L existence en métaphysique …

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  • 18 Existence (Philosophy of) 1 — Philosophy of existence 1 Heidegger Jacques Taminiaux At the very outset and up to the end, the long philosophical journey of Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) remained oriented by a single question, the question of Being, the Seinsfrage. This does… …

    History of philosophy

  • 19 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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  • 20 Existence du mal — Mal Pour les articles homonymes, voir MAL. « Maux » redirige ici. Pour la commune française, voir Maux (Nièvre). Le mal décrit un certain type d événements, de comportemen …

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