from The Century Dictionary.
- Capable of being brought to or of retaining a certain fixed form or shape.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Capable of being brought to a fixed form or shape.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Capable of being brought to a fixed
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Is it because matter is divisible and figurable, and thought is not?
But how do you know that the first principles of matter are divisible and figurable?
To become figurable-that is to say, visible in the first place, accessible to our imaginations - the classes have to be able to become in some sense characters in their own right: this is the sense in which the term allegory in our title is to be taken as a working hypothesis.
I've promised to show that one of these narratives suggests an evolution, or at least a transformation, in the figurable class articulation of everyday life.
The very absence in his features becomes a sign and an expression of the presence/absence of corporate power in our daily lives, all-shaping and omnipotent and vet rarely accessible in figurable terms, that is to say, in the representable form of individual actors or agents.
Notion, infinitely differ; for whatsoever Extension a Body hath, the same is so necessary and essential to it, that it is impossible for it to be more or less extended; when nevertheless a Spirit may be more or less extended; as they affirm; and seeing to be moveable and figurable, are only consequential Attributes of Extension, (for that a Spirit is far otherwise moveable and figurable than a Body, because a Spirit can move and form it self as a Body cannot:) The same Reason which is good against the one is good against the other also.