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  • n. The absence of division; an undivided state.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A state of being not divided; oneness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being undivided.


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  • All creatures are true to the extent that they actualize the potential perfections of their natures, and they are false to the extent that they fail to do so, because ontological truth is “the indivision of act and potency.”


  • Ontological truth is an “indivision” between potency and act within a creature; the more it fulfills its nature, the truer it is.


  • So “in a creature there is indivision combined with difference between act and potency.”


  • The addition of indivision alone yields the concept of unity.

    Philip the Chancellor

  • M. de Sismondi, like all men of patriarchal ideas, would like the division of labor, with machinery and manufactures, to be abandoned, and each family to return to the system of primitive indivision, -- that is, to each one by himself, each one for himself, in the most literal meaning of the words.

    System of Economical Contradictions: or, the Philosophy of Misery

  • Weight is only force, that is, a thing hidden from the senses, whose phenomena alone are perceptible, -- a thing, consequently, to which the idea of division and indivision is inapplicable; and from the presence of this force, from the hypothesis of an indeterminate and immaterial entity, is inferred an indivisible material existence!

    System of Economical Contradictions: or, the Philosophy of Misery

  • indivision” between the human mind and the thing known.


  • “highest truth” is “pure indivision,” then the highest truth cannot be divided off from existence.


  • indivision” is the basis for re-conceiving the ontological argument as establishing an “indivision” between the middle term and the predicate “exists.”


  • [794] P. 42: “D’autres églises que celle de Lyon ont eu d’abord un cercle de rayonnement très étendu et ne se sont en quelque sorte subdivisées qu’après une indivision d’assez longue durée.

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries


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