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- adj. of or relating to a monad
- adj. univalent
- adj. of or relating to the Monas genus of microorganisms
- adj. having an arity of one (taking a single argument or operand)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or like, a monad, in any of its senses. See monad, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to monads; having the nature or character of a monad.
- Single; not occurring in pairs.
But this model gives little comfort to those who understand the theological equality of all local churches as dictating a structure of 'monadic' communities coexisting without acting upon each other.
So his pure general logic is at most what we would now call a monadic logic (see Boolos &
When in this essay the verbal topology of monadic substance offers
Schlegel's monadic model of the poetic fragment, and the unmarked "placeless places" of modern nightlife, showing how poetry finds in the monad an evocative figure for its own project of externalizing interiority.
Tiffany argues that an affinity-based model of culture may be understood through a dialogue between Leibniz's monadic thought and the "placeless places" of modern nightlife.
The psychological inflection of monadic substance thus activated a series of transitive relations between
What's more, the obscurity — the perspectival nature — of monadic perception is not simply unavoidable: it is constitutive of individual substances.
One must bear in mind, however, that Benjamin's monadology of the Arcades always reverts to an understanding of language and its role in configuring experience, a deductive regression also characteristic of Leibniz's formulation of monadic substance.
Leibniz's theory of monadic "perception" is obscure in part because it does not involve — in its most rudimentary form — the experience of sense perception, or sensation; it erodes the absolute distinction (dear to Kant) between thinking and perceiving — an idea of explosive importance for
In order to understand the hermeticism of the verbal topology comprising the substance of nightlife, and in order to articulate the various modes of obscurity intrinsic to the nightspot, one must attend more closely to the solipsistic relations characteristic of monadic substance.