Nothingness

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

Some articles on nothingness:

Hajime Tanabe - Work - Demonstratio of Christianity
... in Tanabe's terms, is a historical being who manifests the action of Absolute Nothingness, or God understood in non-theistic terms ... humans have the potential to realize compassionate divinity, Nothingness, through continual death and resurrection, by way of seeing their nothingness ... 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 human being in relationship to divinity ...
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 a 1943 book by philosopher ... Sartre's overriding concern in writing Being and Nothingness was to demonstrate that free will exists ... Being and Time initiated Sartre's 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
... absence is no longer a friendly notion as it veers into nothingness ... Once time has done its task, only nothingness remains ...
Hajime Tanabe - Thought
... Concept of Anxiety, was keen to characterize this as Nothingness ... as well, appropriated the notion of Nothingness in his later writings ... to this discussion of Nihilism centered on the Buddhist-inspired concept of nothingness, aligned with its correlate Sunyata ...
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 ...

More definitions of "nothingness":

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

Famous quotes containing the word nothingness:

    In it he proves that all things are true and states how the truths of all contradictions may be reconciled physically, such as for example that white is black and black is white; that one can be and not be at the same time; that there can be hills without valleys; that nothingness is something and that everything, which is, is not. But take note that he proves all these unheard-of paradoxes without any fallacious or sophistical reasoning.
    Savinien Cyrano De Bergerac (1619–1655)

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

    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)