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  • This is not a cause of extinction for the self-subsistent community, but it destroys all basis for extramural trade.

    Energy and Society~ Chapter 3~ Inorganic Energy Sources~ Wind and Water

  • Frege then moves from this realization, in which statements of numbers are analyzed as predicating second-level numerical concepts of first-level concepts, to develop an account of the cardinal and natural numbers as ˜self-subsistent™ objects.

    Frege's Logic, Theorem, and Foundations for Arithmetic

  • Here every community becomes in large measure self-subsistent, and production involves the assignment of a few general roles rather than a number of specific and narrow specialties.

    Energy and Society~ Chapter 11~ The Organization of Productive Effort

  • In some river valleys the advent of the sailing ship tipped the scales in favor of the trader and against the self-subsistent agricultural community.

    Energy and Society~ Chapter 4~ Sail and Trade

  • (As a side argument in the Demonstration, Clarke also argued that since space and time cannot be conceived not to exist and they are obviously not self-subsistent, the substance on which they depend, God, must exist necessarily as well.)

    Samuel Clarke

  • The same facts tended to make settlements almost completely self-subsistent.

    Energy and Society~ Chapter 3~ Inorganic Energy Sources~ Wind and Water

  • First, in its state of attachment to the body it is a corporeal substance; then it progresses gradually in intensity and develops through stages of its creation until it becomes self-subsistent and separates from this world to the next and returns to its Lord.

    Mulla Sadra

  • However, a more precise description of God is given in one of the shortest chapters of the Quran called "Sincerity": "Say God is One; God is eternally self-subsistent; He begets not, and neither is He begotten; and there is none like unto Him."

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The rational soul's independence from the body is due to the fact it is a self-subsistent substance whose proper operations do not involve or require a human body.

    William of Auvergne

  • Like other medieval thinkers, Grosseteste takes the existence of an eternal, self-subsistent realm of Platonic Ideas to be inconsistent with the dependence of all things on God.

    Robert Grosseteste


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