Nothingness

  • (noun): Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.
    Synonyms: wind, idle words, jazz
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on nothingness:

Nondualism - Abrahamic Traditions - Jewish Traditions and Hasidism
... "Ein Sof" or infinite nothingness is considered the ground face of all that is ... The physical world is seen as emanating from the nothingness as the many faces "partsufim" of god that are all a part of the sacred nothingness ...
Pour Soi
... Being and Nothingness An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (French L'Être et le néant Essai d'ontologie phénoménologique), sometimes subtitled A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is ... Sartre's overriding concern in writing Being and Nothingness was to demonstrate that free will exists ... own enquiry leading to the publication in 1943 of Being and Nothingness whose subtitle is 'A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology' ...
Mariano Brull - Literary Characteristics - Nothingness
... By the 1950s, absence is no longer a friendly notion as it veers into nothingness ... Once time has done its task, only nothingness remains ...
Hajime Tanabe - Thought
... following Kierkegaard in his Concept of Anxiety, was keen to characterize this as Nothingness ... Heidegger, as well, appropriated the notion of Nothingness in his later writings ... centered on the Buddhist-inspired concept of nothingness, aligned with its correlate Sunyata ...
Hajime Tanabe - Work - Demonstratio of Christianity
... Jesus, in Tanabe's terms, is a historical being who manifests the action of Absolute Nothingness, or God understood in non-theistic terms ... For Tanabe, humans have the potential to realize compassionate divinity, Nothingness, through continual death and resurrection, by way of seeing their nothingness ... for explaining the nature of reality, since he believed Absolute Nothingness becoming human exemplifies the true nature of the divine, as well as exemplar to realization of ...

More definitions of "nothingness":

  • (noun): The state of nonexistence.
    Synonyms: void, nullity

Famous quotes containing the word nothingness:

    The search for happiness ... always ends in the ghastly sense of the bottomless nothingness into which you will inevitably fall if you strain any further.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Were we positive, eager, real—alive? No, we were not. We were a nothingness shot with gleams of what might be.
    Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923)

    The world is chaos. Nothingness is the yet-to-be-born god of the world.
    Georg Büchner (1813–1837)