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  • At a minimum, there is an asymmetry in his treatment of minds and material things, perhaps reflecting the tension between a hypokeimenon, accounting for difference, and the other sense of ousia, accounting for sameness.

    Continental Rationalism

  • Eventually a subject is reached that cannot itself be predicated of anything else, recalling Aristotle's hypokeimenon or individual substance that can be subject but never predicate.

    Nishida Kitarô

  • Essays in From That Which Acts to That Which Sees (1927) and subsequent works invert Aristotle's notion of the hypokeimenon and propose that consciousness is the “transcendental predicate” that can never be a subject; in other words consciousness in act can never be made an object of consciousness.

    Nishida Kitarô

  • Not that Origen has not yet the later terminology [Greek: ousia, hypostasis, hypokeimenon, prosôpon].

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • The dualist can rest content in the reassuring thought that they are a subject, a substance, a hypokeimenon, that exists in excess of any thoughts or encounters they might undergo.

    Larval Subjects .

  • The dualist is forever unable to say what he is as a substance or as a hypokeimenon, but he rests content in the thought that despite whatever he might think, feel, or encounter, he remains the same.

    Larval Subjects .

  • [hypokeimenon], (99) but that of His own will and counsel He has subsisted before time and before ages, as perfect God only begotten and unchangeable, and that before He was begotten or created or purposed or established He was not.

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • He concludes by reducing these to two broad senses ” (1) substance as hypokeimenon, the ultimate substratum, which is not predicated of anything further; and (2) substance as form ” that which makes each thing the kind of thing that it is.

    Continental Rationalism

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