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  • If they stand to each other as fire to heat — heat in fire, but fire not included in the concept of heat — if Matter is Privation in the way in which fire is heat, then the Privation is a form under which Matter appears but there remains a base distinct from the Privation and this base must be the

    The Six Enneads.

  • Privation is that which distinguishes any being from all those things which are not in it.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Privation morality is part of the well-spring of the conservative world view, and the desperation narrative is one that conservative know well.

    Privation Morality

  • Privation morality is thus both patriarchal and matriarchal; patriarchal when the men have found the bounty, after the hunt, after the war, after the pillage, but matriarchal when the men are gone, when the times are toughest, holding together what must be held together if the family – and society – is to survive.

    Privation Morality

  • Unintentional Irony: Privation Morality skip to main

    Privation Morality

  • Privation and exposure had left their mark on the party, and the health and mental condition of several men were causing me serious anxiety.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Privation of reality necessarily belongs to creation in the sense that it is logically impossible for a created thing to be unlimited (PE, “Principles of Nature and Grace, Based on Reason,” §9; T §20, p. 135).

    Leibniz's Ethics

  • Indeed, privation and distress Privation and distress have dealt are heavy on my head; I me heavy blows; the woes cannot tell of all the woes that weary me no utterance that do beleaguer me. can trace.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Privation, therefore, is a contradiction or incapacity which is determinate or taken along with the receptive material.

    Metaphysics

  • Privation has several senses; for it means (1) that which has not a certain quality and (2) that which might naturally have it but has not it, either (a) in general or

    Metaphysics

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