characteristic marks

See: indicia
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In truth, it appeared to be the characteristic mark of every individual.
The characteristic marks of the Church are in accordance with God's plan, as the Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us: "it is Christ who, through the Holy Spirit, makes his Church one, holy, catholic and apostolic, and it is he who calls her to realize each of these qualities" (no.
This is seen, for instance, when Basil's "notionalist" theory of names reintroduces mental space between divine names, the notions or characteristic marks they signify, and the divine essence.
Each copy of the folio, printed in 1623, was unique and could be identified by its dimensions and by characteristic marks and printing errors, a trial at Newcastle Crown Court heard.
49) (3) Again closely following an argument of Wolff's, he had argued that without the aid of signs it would be too difficult for people to recognize and abstract from the flux of experience the characteristic marks (Charaktere) which are required for the formation of general concepts, which are in turn required for any rational thought.
His strategy there is to take over Sussmilch's argument (3) but to modify it in two ways: His first modification consists, in effect, of maintaining that general concepts, and hence characteristic marks (which Sussmilch had called Charaktere and Herder calls Merkmale), are necessary conditions not merely of all rational thought but of all conceptualization and thought.
It arguably succeeds in one sense: If it were legitimate to call the recognition of characteristic marks language, then the argument would now somewhat plausibly justify and explain a claim that all thought is essentially dependent on language, since it is plausible to hold that all thought entails general-concept-possession, and that all general-concept-possession entails the recognition of characteristic marks.
Also no human reason therefore has cognition of things but it has only characteristic marks of them which it signifies with words.
Speaking inwardly, that is, expressing to oneself the characteristic marks [Merkmale] which one has internalized" (S21:88, compare 19).
Our cognition becomes lively and fiery but also confused as soon as we perceive a number of characteristic marks at the same time, and if we want to distinguish them we must separate them and confer on each a particular sign or name from which symbolic cognition arises.
Bodies sometimes carry the characteristic marks of nets or even have pieces of rope or netting attached to them.
For the "what," Hacker describes seven characteristic marks of analytic philosophy.

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