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Usage examples for immanent

  1. The latter, admitting only what is derived from the developing life of the spirit, can conceive of culture solely as an immanent product of this very life, and separable from it only by abstraction. – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  2. Mind is immanent in nature, but in man alone it becomes self- conscious. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  3. For truth here has, as its peculiar mode and immanent form, the self- centred pure notion, ego, the certitude of self as infinite universality. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  4. The fact, if it be a fact, that countless other combinations were possible, and this alone was chosen, shows that the will immanent in the evolution process is free will. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  5. Talbot- Lowry, R. N. Immanent in it was the necessity for frequent, almost for daily, visits to No. 6, The Mall, Cluhir. – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  6. The seal she held in her hand- a sort of Annunciation in which genius shone like an immanent light- had the powers of a talisman. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  7. It has accordingly and by many ways reached the conclusion that reality, lofty though it be, and truth itself, which nourishes the mind and alone gives validity to human thought, are in life itself, in the development of the mind, in the growth of the human personality, and that this personality, though ideally beyond our grasp, is yet in the concrete always historical and actual, and realises itself in its immanent value. – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  8. That there is an " intimate divinity" which is the source of all true wisdom, that the duty of man is to listen to its voice and to follow it, that " the sanity of man needs the poise of this immanent force," that the rule is " Do what you know, and perception is converted into character,"- all this is strongly enforced and richly illustrated in this Oration. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  9. The fact that this particular combination of conditions was effected, rather than any other, is on exactly the same footing as the initial concurrence of atoms: if the latter cannot be ascribed to any necessity antecedent to it, neither can the former; the reason of the combination is to be sought in the self- determining cause immanent in the conditions. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
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