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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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Now, since the first twenty-five propositions establish the existence, unity, and incorporeality of God, there can be only two possibilities: either the incorporeal God creates the corporeal world out of nothing, or his creation of the world is possible only given two eternal beings, the incorporeal God and the unformed, corporeal substance, on which he enacts his creation.
Doubtless, her synthesis of Ruyer's work on single-cell organisms with Deleuze's metaphysics of incorporeality and the subjectivity of the brain is brilliantly done.
4.793) sleep, and are visited at dusk or soon thereafter (34) by dream-figures that are identified directly (Penelope's apparition) or indirectly (Patroclus's ghost) as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (35) and that demonstrate their incorporeality when they leave.
The cinematic materialism to which Zizek refers here is Tarkovsky's concentration on entering "the spiritual dimension only via intense direct physical contact with the humid heaviness of earth (or still water)," a marked contrast to the traditional emphasis on spirituality as lightness or incorporeality. See Zizek, "The Thing from Inner Space," 249.
Individual topics include examinations of the unhealed wounds of Frodo Baggins, incorporeality and transformation, Frodo's body luminality, health and ecology in the context of war; orc bodies' relationship with perversion and redemption, female bodies and femininities, a body of myth representing Sauron, Tolkien and the female bodies, the gifting economy of Middle-earth; and physicality in The Hobbit.
For a thorough discussion of the novellas treatment of race, see Chinua Achebe, "An Image of Africa." 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).
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.
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. Perhaps we no longer dream of ghosts because we have become them.
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.
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.