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Yet, it might be argued that Abe's interpretation of sunyata is a more useful one for interreligious dialogue since it offers more potential for finding common ground between Buddhism and Christianity than what I have presented as the negative Nagarjunian dismissal of Christian theological ideas without offering a counterposition.
Though America in the eighteenth century saw the "corruption and disabling" of this "ancient Magick" (487) as a cultural practice, it continues from these counterpositions on a wide scale.
Can an artistic countersphere of critical rationality, as Deller constructed it, rightfully assume that the spectator will be able to grasp these critical counterpositions in such a way that an encounter with the work might initiate agency and activism, or will such a work's impact remain restricted to the merely self-congratulatory experience of an exceptional moment of spectatorial interaction?
Lawrence Langer suggests that "Wiesel's literary work is a sustained dramatization of counterpositions, a long monologue disguised as a series of dialogues, revealing his own divided self" (40).
For once, let's work like the European Union: there are positions and counterpositions, people think that it is all heading for a dead-end, and then at the last minute, they all agree.
Accordingly, Lonergan transposed the theological virtues of faith, hope, and charity by which the hold of counterpositions is broken and the vicious circle of violence and vengeance disrupted by that love that would return evil with a still greater good.
Reminiscent of Thomas Aquinas's Summa theologiae, O'Callaghan's tour de force lucidly explains a host of counterpositions before delineating the "safe doctrine" concerning eschatology's major and minor themes.
In combating heretical counterpositions rampant in the Faculty of Arts, Aquinas refuted in the SLE what he regarded as the philosophical or exegetical errors of the ancient and medieval Aristotelian commentators.
Yet, in a manner that can only be described as enviable, Cross strikes the proper balance between losing the salient elements of Scotus's doctrines in a welter of details bearing on historical background and failing to give enough historical and systematic context to render Scotus's nuanced objections and counterpositions intelligible.
It would seem, however, that the failure to communicate moves in both directions, and that those who continue to insist on the moral illegitimacy of condom use when one partner in a marriage is HIV positive and the other is not may be failing to understand the fundamental basis for the counterpositions.
Mechanism is incoherent because its attempts to conceptualize the order of nature have the characteristic of Kantian antinomies: they constantly pass over into counterpositions.
Although Ram Swarup was a journalist, somewhat controversial, and neither a pandit nor an academician, he was a respected Hindu intellectual who evidently spoke for an important sector of Hindus, voicing accepted opinions on Hindu spiritual values and the deficiencies of Western counterpositions.