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actualism

A modern form of yoga which integrates the mind, body, personality and spirit, and is said to awaken and empower the client.
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The probability-raising analysis thereby avoids some of the counterintuitive consequences of actualism, such as holding that one ought to do a terrible action when one would otherwise do something even worse, and despite the fact that much better options are also available.
I shall defend a form of actualism, as articulated in (A), as a necessary condition for art.
As Harris shows in The Social Philosophy of Giovanni Gentile, actualism is ideally a tolerant doctrine.
But, as we shall see, an anti-existentialist version of actualism is required for an acceptable solution to the problem of fine-grained content.
Returning to the debate between actualism and possibilism, it is clear that the actualist must reject this conclusion.
Second is soft actualism, which is the view that although all possible worlds are real, only one is actual.
Like their intellectual confreres elsewhere, the turn-of-the-century Florentine avant-garde--represented here primarily by Giovanni Papini, Giuseppe Prezzolini, and Ardengo Soffici--argued that beauty and violence, thought and action, history and actualism, were not opposites but merely the sterile categories of a rationalism whose time was up.
And finally, in a provocative concluding chapter, "Henry James and the Treaty of Gardencourt," Weisbuch suggests that the American dispute with British literature was partially resolved as a result of James' freedom from the nationalist competitiveness of the mid-nineteenth century, his cosmopolitan respect for both American "newness" and British "oldness," his liking for both American actualism and British realism.
KEY WORDS: intentional identity, empty names, possible worlds, merely possible objects, modal actualism
38) See Repetti ("Meditation"; "Paleo-compatibilism") for an explanation of actualism and how actualism is incompatible with determinism; see Repetti (Counterfactual) for a full explication of actualism and a proof of how it undermines the incompatibilist's main argument, the so called "consequence argument" to the effect that determinism rules out alternatives and thus also rules out alternatives-requiring metaphysical conceptions of autonomy that imply that agents can do otherwise than they do.
Rigidity, essentialism and actualism in referential terms for natural kinds
In 'Causal Structuralism, Dispositional Actualism, and Counterfactual Conditionals', Anthony Eagle argues that dispositional essentialists fail to show an essential link between dispositions and counterfactual conditionals expressing essential causal powers.