eminentia


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eminence

 [em´ĭ-nens]
a projection or boss.

em·i·nence

(em'i-nens), [TA]
A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface.
Synonym(s): eminentia [TA]
[L. eminentia]

em·i·nence

(em'i-nĕns) [TA]
A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface.
Synonym(s): eminentia [TA] .
[L. eminentia]
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Heidelberg, XVI/3, 303: "Quare triplici via secundum Dionysium ad Deum ascendimus, scilicet ab istis visibilibus ut a causatis, et hoc multiplici argumento secundum Augustinum: aut quia nihil se ipsum produxit, aut quia de mobili ad immobile pervenire necesse est, de imperfecto ad perfectum, de bono ad optimum, etc.; secundo per eminentiam, ut in causa id eminenter comprehendamus, quod in causato reperitur ipsum causatum perficiens; tertio per remotionem, ut defectum, quem reperimus in causato, ab eminentia causae removeamus." Translation from Jasper Hopkins, Nicholas of Cusa's Early Sermons: 1430-1441 (Loveland, Col.: Arthur J.
(70) "[P]rima causa ex eminentia bonitatis suae rebus aliis confert non solum quod sint, sed etiam quod causae sint"; De veritate, q.
At the same time, the judgment attributes created concepts to God by way of the via negativa et via eminentia, and these truly give us some insight into the divine essence.