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In consequence, it is possible to suggest that the immanentism that Bakunin imbibed from The Way to a Blessed Life shaped his concept of the meaning and substance of 'democracy' and that the progressive social praxis taught in Lectures on the Vocation of the Scholar rough-hewed his ideas about the tasks to be accomplished within the 'secret society' even before 'democracy' was instantiated in society-at-large.
How Kant seeks to bridge the divorce between human subjectivity and the world of things in themselves through his Critique of Practical Reason and why such a Kantian bridging and escape from the immanentism of his conception of categories fails is beyond the scope of this essay.
54) Such a perspective rejects both Protestantism's rule-bound entrepreneurship and its transcendental God in favour of a Catholic immanentism very close to that of Marshall McLuhan, for whom the Baroque light stained glass window--through which light passes, rather than shining directly onto objects below--prefigured the energetics of modern media.
Nutting ("--It seems a day"; written in 1798-1799, published in 1800) relates another such early insight into being on which Wordsworth's immanentism, at times taking the form of animism, was founded.
First, if we assert that the ground of the theology of biblical inspiration is the reception of the text by the believing community--that is, a retroactive, epistemic affirmation or action of humanity--we risk sliding into historicism, an immanentism, whereby the historian ascertains and explains religious data by referring to ordinary positive and empirical events; this, however, simultaneously distorts the transcendent or revelatory character of such events.
These included evolution, historicised textuality, hermeneutic indeterminacy, socialism, secularism, communism, feminism, and immanentism.
With regard to the acquisition of knowledge, the explanation of Avicenna is presented as a form of externalism (the separated agent intellect irradiates the human mind with intelligible forms) and the doctrine of Plato as a form of immanentism (learning is nothing but recollection).
It was carried over, profoundly renovated from within, by the vitalist anti-Kantianisms of Bergson and Nietzsche, by the avant-gardes' technological immanentism, by bio-philosophical and Orientalist trends (Luisetti 2011).
In the first half of the twentieth century, the hegemony of scholastic philosophy in seminary education, and more widely in Catholic higher education, was secured with the promulgation of Pope Pius X's (1907) encyclical Pascendi Dominici Gregis, which condemned modernism, a compilation of heresies that embraced such varied errors as agnosticism, immanentism, and evolutionism.
122) The Pope further said that "such fictitious tenets of evolution which repudiate all that is absolute, firm and immutable, have paved the way for the new erroneous philosophy which, rivaling idealism, immanentism and pragmatism, has assumed the name of existentialism, since it concerns itself only with existence of individual things and neglects all consideration of their immutable essences.
Yet although the shift to immanentism was certainly crucial, the reconceptualization of transcendence as sublimity was of equal importance.
Despite their greatly differing theological commitments, then, de Vries insists that we can read Adorno's "anti" and Levinas's "hyper" as working together to overcome both naturalism and immanentism.