from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Existing or remaining within; inherent: believed in a God immanent in humans.
- adj. Restricted entirely to the mind; subjective.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Naturally part of something; existing throughout and within something; inherent; integral; intrinsic; indwelling.
- adj. Restricted entirely to the mind or a given domain; internal; subjective.
- adj. existing within and throughout the mind and the world; dwelling within and throughout all things, all time, etc. Compare transcendent.
- adj. Taking place entirely within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it. Compare emanant, transeunt.
- adj. Being within the limits of experience or knowledge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; -- opposed to
emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Remaining within; indwelling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
- adj. of qualities that are spread throughout something
Concepts were not in his eyes the static self-contained things that previous logicians had supposed, but were germinative, and passed beyond themselves into each other by what he called their immanent dialectic.
Of course I meant "immanent" -- a rather different thing.
The first problem hinges on what is known as the immanent Trinity, or the Trinity before the creation of the world.
Marty himself came to have misgivings about the notion of immanent objects and his term “content of judgment” in his main work must not be taken as an indication of something that actually or
Therefore, the genera in the particulars do seem to represent, on Italos™ view, what they represent for Proclus and Syrianus, namely immanent forms that are particular.
It is, from the standpoint of their propaganda or from the standpoint of what Adorno calls immanent critique I should say that Adorno took that from Herman Dooyeweerd who first mentioned immanent critique back in 1922 , a lousy speech.
Thus, vital action, as well in the physiological as in the intellectual and moral order, is called immanent, because it proceeds from that spontaneity which is essential to the living subject and has for its term the unfolding of the subject's constituent energies.
When, however, this finality is called immanent, this expression must not be understood in a pantheistic sense, as if the intelligence which the world manifests were to be identified with the world itself, but in the sense that the immediate principle of finality is immanent in every being.
Personally, I could have just about accepted some kind of immanent spirit of humanity trying to move the pieces around, or even some kind of overmind, just about anything except god and angels.
These arguments do not refute the kind of immanent realism defended by the early Maddy (1990).