individuation


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individuation

[‚in·di‚vij·ə′wā·shən]
(embryology)
The process whereby, through induction, a spatially organized tissue, organ, or embryo develops.
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She gives us a case study in individuation that is deeply convincing because it has been lived with extraordinary devotion and consciousness.
Anthony Kenny alleges that Aquinas does not sufficiently account for the individuation of thought in the knower.
To bridge the seeming divide between these two approaches, this section of my article is dedicated to exploring the possibility that Scotus's principle of individuation, commonly known as haecceitas, might serve theological reflection on the human person in our postmodern context.
These myths will be examined to demonstrate the stark contrast between the Classical Greek and biblical views of rebelliousness and individuation as it relates to assuaging death anxiety and promoting a psychologically mature sense of self, with particular focus to how these dynamics manifest within the context of the parent-child relationship.
Jung wrote comparatively little about the creative process but did connect it with the search for individuation in passages such as "just as a man brings forth his work as a complete creation out of his feminine nature, so the inner masculine side of a woman brings forth creative seeds which have the power to fertilize the feminine side of a man" (Two Essays 209).
Part I articulates the structural, legitimating role of individuation in criminal convictions.
In addition, the image of a never-ending process is evoked by the flexibly changing relations among the four voices in the passage of time and the great mystery about the discourse of a string quartet as an exceptionally balanced microcosm without any clear center, making us feel that Anna's process of individuation and her search for a possible inner center will continue even after the four notebooks, the golden notebook, and the whole novel The Golden Notebook end.
Campbell's exploration of the dispositifs and thanatopolitics underscores the processes through which the immune individual--a being with no obligation toward the community--comes into play, even as this process of individuation and exclusion leaves several forms of life (including some human ones) from the realm of the living.
On the Personal Individuation of the Holy Spirit (2011), and has completed a contextual theology manuscript on the Arab Spring and the role of Arab Christians in the future of the Near East.
Regardless, both outcomes--Shylock's strained absorption and Iago's paralyzing inscrutability--attest that radical individuation is unsustainable in human society.
Daryl Sharp, a Jungian scholar, describes individuation as "a process formed by the archetypal ideal of wholeness, which in turn depends on a vital relationship between ego and unconsciousness" (67).
This cycle moves from unity to individuation, tension and conflict, negotiation, resolution, co-operation and on to a new level of unity.

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