The Immanence of the Infinite Hans Blumenberg and the Threshold to Modernity by Elizabeth Brient

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Subjects:

  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • World history,
  • Nicholas,,
  • History of doctrines,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • of Cusa, Cardinal,,
  • Medieval,
  • Philosophy,
  • Legitimitèat der Neuzeit,
  • Immanence of God,
  • History & Surveys - Medieval,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Blumenberg, Hans.,
  • 1401-1464,
  • Blumenberg, Hans,
  • Legitimitat der Neuzeit

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022930M
ISBN 100813210895
ISBN 109780813210896

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Specific attention is given to the way in which Cusanus' notion of the immanence of the infinite in the finite responds to the need for a regulative ideal for human knowing.

This is the first book-length treatment of Blumenberg to appear in English and will be a most welcome resource for readers engaged by debates concerning the status of Cited by: : immanence. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

All. The doctrine or theory of immanence holds that the divine encompasses or is manifested in the material world. It is held by some philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine nce is usually applied in monotheistic, pantheistic, pandeistic, or panentheistic faiths to suggest that the spiritual world permeates the is often contrasted with theories of transcendence.

The Immanence of the Infinite Book Summary: Most scholars would agree that there is an epochal threshold between the world of the Middle Ages and the modern world.

Agreement on the nature and dynamic structure of that threshold is harder to come by. Hans Blumenberg's original and compelling account of the transition from medieval to modern, given in his work The Legitimacy of the. Specific attention is given to the way in which Cusanus' notion of the immanence of the infinite in the finite responds to the need for a regulative ideal The Immanence of the Infinite book human knowing.

This is the first book-length treatment of Blumenberg to appear in English and will be a most welcome resource for readers engaged by debates concerning the status of.

The immanence of God is also supported in the story of the Bible as a whole. The very existence of God’s Word in written form testifies to God’s interest and action in His world. Israel’s survival throughout biblical history and Jesus’ Incarnation bear powerful witness that God is present and involved.

Book Description: Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy identifies the original impetus and the driving force behind Deleuze's philosophy as a whole and the many concepts it creates. It seeks to extract the inner consistency of Deleuze's thought by returning to itssource or to what, following Deleuze's own vocabulary, it calls theevent of that thought.

The source of Deleuzian thought, the book. The Infinite and the Problem of Measure. The Infinity of God and the Universe. Historical Preconditions for the Emergence of the New Astronomy. III. Blumenberg's Reading of the Epochal Threshold --pt.

Meister Eckhart and Nicholas of Cusa on the Immanence of the Infinite. Meister Eckhart: The Mystical Interpretation of the Infinite. Specific attention is given to the way in which Cusanus' notion of the immanence of the infinite in the finite responds to the need for a regulative ideal for human knowing.

This is the first book-length treatment of Blumenberg to appear in English and will be a most welcome resource for readers engaged by debates concerning the status of Author: Elizabeth Brient.

The immanence of God refers to God's relationship to the world – that He actively operates within it, sustains it as its effective cause, and is continually present (i.e. omnipresent). Hebrews says that God, through Jesus Christ, is "sustaining all things by his powerful word" (NIV).

I am currently working on a second book regarding the attributes of God. My first book, titled “Drawing Closer, a deeper look at the attributes of God” was published inand included 25 attributes. The second will include 25 more. I’m currently studying God’s transcendence and came across your material via an on-line search.

Immanence. The immanence of God refers to him being in the world. It is thus The Immanence of the Infinite book with his transcendence, but Christian theologians usually emphasise that the two attributes are not contradictory.

To hold to transcendence but not immanence is deism, while to hold to immanence but not transcendence is pantheism. In 5 chapters dealing with the status of thought itself, ontology, logic, ethics and aesthetics, de Beistegui reveals how immanence is realised in each of these classical domains of philosophy.

Ultimately, he argues, immanence is an infinite task, and transcendence the opposition with which philosophy will always need to reckon. The book covers various theorems, logical analyses, paradoxes, thought experiments related to infinity and tries to connect with human life, space and various other facets.

For a student researching or writing a paper on infinity this book could be a one stop shop, but for a casual reader or someone looking for an interesting book on /5. It is good to read a philosopher praising joy.

Not the joy of subservience, gratitude and self-sacrifice; nor the pleasures of being the entrepreneur and curator of one’s own branded life. But a joy impersonal and common, liberated from instrumentalism, teleology and transcendent goals.

Reading The Self-Emptying Subject is an exercise in abandonment. Chapters dealing with the status of thought itself, ontology, logic, ethics, and aesthetics reveal the manner in which immanence is realized in every one of these classical domains.

Beistegui ultimately argues that immanence is an infinite task and that transcendence is the. Infinite by Jeremy Robinson is the first novel I've ever read by the author. While it wasn't outright garbage I can't say I'm too impressed. If this weren't a book club selection I probably wouldn't have finished it.

I'll start by trying to say a few nice things about Infinite. The 4/5. • The book of Acts contains many examples of God’s Spirit speaking to (leading) His people. ,; ; 3. The incarnation is the most dramatic example of God’s immanence. • Jn “And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father full of grace and File Size: KB.

Define immanence. immanence synonyms, immanence pronunciation, immanence translation, English dictionary definition of immanence. adj. Existing or remaining within; inherent: believed in a God immanent in humans. Hans Blumenberg's account of the transition of the world from medieval to modern, given in his work "The Legitimacy of the Modern Age", has received wide attention.

Elizabeth Brient begins her own account of the transition with an extensive, critical assessment of aspects of Blumenberg's work.

(source: Nielsen Book Data). "The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life. "If He should determine to do so, If He should gather to Himself His spirit and His breath, "Why do you complain against Him That He does not give an account of all His doings.

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Identifies immanence as the original impetus and the driving force behind Deleuze's philosophyIn 5 chapters dealing with the status of thought itself, ontology, logic, ethics and aesthetics, de Beistegui reveals how immanence is realised in each of these classical domains of philosophy.

Ultimately, he argues, immanence is an infinite task, and transcendence the opposition with which philosophy. Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA () The concepts of "transcendence" and "immanence" in Philosophy and Theology.

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"The affect of a truth is the immanence of something infinite within finitude. I agree with Benedictus de Spinoza that sometimes 'we feel and know by experience that we are eternal'." Sometimes, We Are Eternal is a compelling introduction to Badiou's thought and a rare glimpse into the monumental final volume of the Being and Event trilogy, The Followers: As an Infinite Motherliness is the sole producing agent of all that is, and as all that is must have been in the thought-womb of Infinite Motherliness before coming into existence, the whole mystery of the dark side of life must be within the purpose of the eternal order, and there can be no independent rival to the Author of the Universe.

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This work examines what it means to be a philosopher and attacks the sterility of modern philosophy. Philosophy, the authors insist, is not contemplation, reflection or communication, but the creation of concepts. Part One explores the nature and scope of philosophy and its relation to social and economic development.

It explores the concept, the plane of immanence in which it can be born and /5(3). plane of immanence. Deleuze's central project is to invent new images of thought to put in place of the classical system of representation of theoretical thought. For D+G, philosophy is at once the creating of concepts and instituting of the plane of immanence.

(What is Philosophy?, p) (see also science / philosophy) According to Deleuze, "Immanence is the very vertigo of philosophy.". On the contrary, it is to posit revolution as plane of immanence, infinite movement and absolute survey, but to the extent that these features connect up with what is real here and now in the struggle against capitalism, relaunching new struggles whenever the earlier one is betrayed.

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Noting this aspect of Augustine’s exegetical thought, Brown quotes quite appropriately from Whitehead: “In some sense or another, Importance is derived from the immanence of infinitude in the finite.” And that, ultimately, is the message of Psalm 8.

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It seeks to extract the inner. The Deleuzian theory of ecology addresses such questions by utilizing the concepts of "plane of immanence" and the "impersonal," which will now be addressed in order to explore how Deleuze arrives at ethology, (2) which transcends human-centered ontology, through his ideas of becoming, creativity, and duration.

Lecture XI: The Immanence of the Transcendent When Mind, by means of its free ideas, becomes active not only in choosing means to ends, but in choosing between ends, it is rightly called Spirit.

This activity manifestly belongs to that Mind in which the cosmic process is grounded, so that this Mind is fitly called the Supreme Spirit. In this book, Rocco Gangle attempts to weave together three threads: an interpretation of immanence in Spinoza, Pierce and Deleuze, the construction of a model of ontology on diagrammatic relations and the introduction of the fundamental concepts of category theory to philosophers.

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Van Harvey’s Handbook of Theological Terms mentioned radical transcendence, but not radical immanence. If radical transcendence is the extreme otherness of God, radical immanence must be the extreme sameness of God.

My mind wandered, again, this time to the passage from Daniel Quinn’s The Holy which we read.

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