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incorporeal

1. spiritual or metaphysical
2. Law having no material existence but existing by reason of its annexation of something material, such as an easement, touchline, copyright, etc.
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Harvey, "Portrait of Spinoza as a Maimonidean," 162-63; "The Incorporeality of God in Maimonides, Rabad and Spinoza," 63-69.
Only the adult is designated by a name, thus adding to the sense of incorporeality, of unreality, of Michael's childhood self, and the substantiality of the narrating adult.
Martine de la Rochere also engages with Conrad's portrayal of race by suggesting that the radiographic "ghostliness" of the Congolese, unlike Kurtzs incorporeality, is a consequence of colonial brutality (195).
Blood has powerful metonymic characteristics as a corporeal link to the incorporeality of the ancestors (Munsterhjelm 2013).
Wolfson, "Maimonides on the Unity and Incorporeality of God", The Jewish Quarterly Review, New Series, 56:2 (1965) pp.
We are haunted by zombies because we experience embodiment as a drag against the internet-induced fantasy of incorporeality.
Nevertheless, he preferred to proceed in the Mishneh Torah on the premise of the eternity of the universe and the proof of a first mover because it was a solid proof and a foundation for the principles of God's oneness and incorporeality.
Thomas argue that the human person has an immaterial part on the basis of their intuitions that contemplation and abstract thought are not the sorts of things that require matter or in which matter could play any role, as well as on the basis of a sort of phenomenological analysis of the incorporeality of the experience of intellection.
If Roy writes against distance in many forms, one crucial variant is the distance between the incorporeality of corporate power and its convulsive, material effects.
But more than that, Serote reconfigures the existence of the dead in the imagination of the living by asserting that even in their incorporeality and transition to the metaphysical spatiality, they, contrary to popular assumption, owe their origin to the world of the living, the postcolonial nation-state.
105) As a result, Newton and his successors continued to struggle with the unresolved possibilities of a universal spiritual agent, which, as Dobbs highlights, "Newton apparently conceived as quasi-material inhabitants of the grey area between the complete incorporeality of God and the full solidity of body.
66), Pier delle Vigne's acknowledgment of his perpetual separation from his body, the issues of incorporeality in terms of the failed embraces with Casella and Statius in Purgatory, etc.