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ultimate

(ŭl′tĭm-ĭt) [L. ultimus, last]
Final or last.
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(79.) See George Karuvelil, "Absolutism to Ultimacy" 64-65.
No one is a philosopher at all unless he begins with the principles of ultimacy, autonomy, and dominion, but no one is a true philosopher unless he rigorously follows these principles to the bitter end of total skepticism; and, through the mode of despair, discovers the primordial authority of common life.
While endings seem to be part of the story that generates them, they actually stand apart from time, evoking a sense of ultimacy or a "once and for all" that time itself cannot sustain.
McIntosh also argues for a progression from cataphasis to apophasis, which implicitly assumes the ultimacy of apophasis, but he does not consider the double negation and resulting instability of language described by Turner.
Eschatos, like telos, are nouns that imply finality, ultimacy, and uttermost end.
This literature--from James (1902/1936) to Otto (1923/1958), Buber (1970) to Tillich (1957), and Becker (1973) to May (1981)--also addresses mystical experience but without the assumption of ultimacy. Far from presuming certainty about transcendental experience, these aforementioned thinkers marvel at its radical uncertainty, its ambiguity, and its breadth.
That at least could predate Kerouac's childhood memoirs in The Town And The City: restating un-patriotic or hyper-patriotic moments of jingoism and hereticism predated the romantic emphasis upon discovery, while nestling it in a cruxofmodern ultimacy that is inescapable rather than pleasantly redrawable.
enlightened being's three aspects of ultimacy: oneness with
Yet Hume discovered that the principles of ultimacy, autonomy, and dominion, though essential to the philosophical act, are incoherent with human nature and cannot constitute an inquiry of any kind.
He argues that the Direct Argument, like the 'Manipulation Argument' (which advances cases meant to demonstrate that responsibility-sapping manipulation is relevantly like determinism) and the 'Ultimacy Argument' (which holds that an agent must be the ultimate source of their actions in order to be responsible for them) all suffer from a common flaw: accepting them is incompatible with the (near universal) acceptance of the Frankfurt-style case as an argument against the principle of alternative possibilities.
My eyes, as Winckelmann said inaccurately of the eyes of Greek statues, were sightless, gazing on eternity, fixed on ultimacy, and when that is the case there is no reason to do anything--even to change the focus of one's eyes.