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synonyms for ontological

  • existential
  • metaphysical
  • philosophical
  • supernatural
  • transcendental
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The podcast’s namesake is inspired by the concept of ontological design—which is our capacity to actively play a role in shaping reality, being, and existence itself.
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Beneath the talk is something more ontological—a picture of the racialized group as fundamentally lesser.
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If the famous ontological argument for the being of God has been refuted, we shall not, on that account, tremble for the ark.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
In short, the theory shows why logical features have been made into ontological entities and into mental states.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
The author asks himself what would be the proper method, the ontological or the psychological.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
But this feat is far surpassed by his famous ontological proof of Theism.
HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHYALFRED WILLIAM BENN
Thus the argument from causation throws us back on the so-called ontological argument, whose futility has already been shown.
HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHYALFRED WILLIAM BENN
I have no intention whatever of giving an independent, ontological character to this psychical abstraction.
SOCIAL VALUEB. M. ANDERSON
Metaphysical or ontological reasoning had been discarded for plain common-sense.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
It was this ontological question that was so hotly and bewilderingly debated among the Schoolmen.
LOGIC, INDUCTIVE AND DEDUCTIVEWILLIAM MINTO
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