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  • Note 77: PrSalQ, B 33, p. 18: "Matrix illa ad se attrahit et in essentiam fetus transmittit."

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Hence, esse essentiae is created first; next comes, through information, esse aliquid per essentiam; finally, the whole essence thus composed is placed in act.

    Hitler's Angel (A Meta Christmas Carol)

  • Spinoza defines the term “attribute” in Definition 4 of Part One of the Ethics thus: “Per attributum intelligo id, quod intellectus de substantia percipit, tanquam ejusdem essentiam constituens.”

    Prologue

  • Esse existentiae is the actualization of esse essentiae, just as esse aliquid per existentiam is the actualization of esse aliquid per essentiam, though this is not a matter of things, elements or different parts, but only of different intentions.

    Hitler's Angel (A Meta Christmas Carol)

  • Ex menstrui sanguinis tetra ad cor et cerebrum exhalatione, vitiatum semen mentem perturbat, &c. non per essentiam, sed per consensum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Thus he divides real predication, which is a real relation between two entities of the world, into formal predication (praedicatio formalis) and predication by essence (praedicatio essentialis vel secundum essentiam).

    Johannes Sharpe

  • Hanc vitam, hunc motum, hanc rerum essentiam, animam mundi philosophi vocaverunt, putantes coelestia corpora, solem dico lunam et stellas ipsumque firmamentum hujus animae virtute moveri et regi, et aquas, et terram, et aerem hujus semine impraegnari.

    Pneumatologia

  • Scotus maintains that God is the ens per essentiam, creatures are entia per participationem -- they have being only in an analogical sense.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Vnde etiam dicimus unam esse [Greek: ousian] uel [Greek: ousiosin], id est essentiam uel subsistentiam deitatis, sed tres [Greek: hupostaseis], id est tres substantias.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Et quidem secundum hunc modum dixere unam trinitatis essentiam, tres substantias tresque personas.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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