incorporeal being

See: phantom
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If the phantasmata, induced in the mind by the devil, can seduce human beings into thinking that incorporeal being is, in fact, corporeal, and consequently that incorporeal being is nonexistent, it can also delude the mind into thinking that corporeal being is a product of the imagination and equally unreal.
Speaking about the Platonic Unlimited Dyad, Burkert goes on: "it belongs to the theory of ideas, just as the cosmic Unlimited of the Pythagoreans fits consistently into a world without a conception of incorporeal being.
Contemporary Western theologians tend to avoid the discussion of incorporeal beings, but S.