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  Essence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Essence in this sense is contrasted with accident: essential properties are properties that a substance has necessarily; accidental properties are those that it has contingently, those which the substance could have existed without having.
Existentialism is founded on Soren Kierkegaard's statement that "existence precedes essence." Inasmuch as "essence" is a cornerstone of all metaphysical philosophy and the grounding of Rationalism, Kierkegaard's statement was a refutation of the philosophical system that had come before him (and, in particular, that of Hegel, his teacher).
"Essence," in metaphysics, is often synonymous with the soul, and some existentialists argue that individuals gain their souls and spirits after they exist, that they develop their souls and spirits during their lifetimes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Essence   (690 words)

 Essence - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
In philosophy, essence is a term with several variant meanings.
There, essence was used to refer to the essential properties of a substance: those attributes that make a substance what it is.
In the role-playing game Shadowrun, essence is a measure of a living being's lifeforce.
open-encyclopedia.com /Essence   (303 words)

 The Doctrine of Essence, Hegel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The terms in Essence are always mere pairs of correlatives, and yet not absolutely reflected in themselves: hence in essence the actual unity of the notion is not yet realised, but only postulated by reflection.
Essence — which is Being coming into mediation with itself through the negativity of itself — is self-relatedness, only in so far as it is relation to an Other — this Other however coming to view at first not as something which is, but as postulated and hypothesised.
The problem or aim of philosophy is often represented as the ascertainment of the essence of things: a phrase which only means that things, instead of being left in their immediacy, must be shown to be mediated by, or based upon, something else.
www.marxists.org /reference/archive/hegel/works/sl/slessenc.htm   (9556 words)

 Essence and Personality
When first hearing of the laws of essence to be discussed here, there is a lamentable automatism in our formatory apparatus that ejaculates something like "But that is not all there is to it!" "But it is much more complicated than that!" and so on, whenever confronted with the law-conformableness of human psychology.
The essence it was meant to protect becomes increasingly suffocated, under-nourished, and is in danger of dying altogether.
Essence, which had been severely restricted due to the graceless growth of false personality like a crust around it, now begins to receive essential nourishment once again in the form of direct impressions of diverse and finer energies.
www.rahul.net /raithel/otfw/third/2essence.html   (2666 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Essence and Existence
As the essence is that whereby any given thing is that which it is, the ground of its characteristics and the principle of its being, so its nature is that whereby it acts as it does, the essence considered as the foundation and principle of its operation.
Furthermore, essence is also in a manner synonymous with form, since it is chiefly by their formal principle that beings are segregated into one or other of the species.
The characteristic attributes of the essence are immutability, indivisibility, necessity, and infinity.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05543b.htm   (2688 words)

 Numerology: Essences; the cycle of the name.
Under the column entitled 'essence of transit', total the letter value (for the first, middle and last name letters) for each year, and show the single digit or master number which is derived from this total.
The Essence of the number 2 is a cycle when everything seems to be consolidating and this is decidedly a period of growth.
The fact that this is such a long period of 9 essence suggests that it is apt to be a very extended period of passionate feelings, a long drawn out love affair with a prolonged ending, or perhaps a sustained effort of some sort.
www.astrology-numerology.com /num-essences.html   (2556 words)

 Glossary of Terms: Es   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The development of essence according to Hegel goes through three phases: "reflection" in which differences show themselves as opposition and build up to contradictions; Appearance, which is the struggle of Form and Content, with each successive form revealing a deeper content; and Actuality, the reciprocal action of Cause and Effect.
The concept of Essence is very central to Hegel's Logic, being the second of the three books of the Logic, and Essence was a central target of his critics who claimed that philosophy should be based on Being not Essence (see Existentialism).
For Marxism, constructivism and essentialism are not mutually exclusive, since the meaning of essence is taken from the Hegelian genealogy rather than the subjective idealist current and is understood as social and historical, critical activity.
www.marxists.org /glossary/terms/e/s.htm   (861 words)

 Elias Digests — essence; an overview
ELIAS: “Essence is a term that is used for your benefit; for your understanding of identification of a tone of consciousness which holds a certain direction, a certain intent for its creation of manifestation.
Essence is a term that is used for your benefit; for your understanding of identification of a tone of consciousness which holds a certain direction, a certain intent for its creation of manifestation.
Within essence, you may choose to be entering the cycle of physical manifestation, and you may experience this by designating focuses within dimensions of physical manifestation.
www.eliasforum.org /digests/essence.html   (6416 words)

 Essence Associates Ltd. Information and web consulting sevices. Foldertree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Essence focuses on business requirements that are common across the industry, and encourages implementations based on international standards, where suitable.
Essence Associates is a member of POSC, and intends to participate actively in POSC events.
Essence Associates specialises in Javascript and java applications, and has expertise in XML and XML-based databases.
www.essence.co.uk   (206 words)

 Ashkee's Earth Medicine - Flower Essence
Flower essence practitioners make what is called a dosage bottle for their clients.
The essences are taken in the oral form (a few drops under the tongue) three times a day.
In general by using a flower essence the essence begins working on the emotional, mental and spiritual bodies.
www.ashkeesearthmedicine.com /FlowerEssences.html   (781 words)

Carrot Essence is a good source of the antioxidant combination of beta-carotene and vitamin C since it is made with fresh, whole organic carrots and acerola berries.
Organically certified, the fresh carrots in Carrot Essence are harvested at their nutritional peak, then washed, and juiced.
Carrot Essence provides 55% of Vitamin C and 350% of the RDI for vitamin A in a single serving (as beta-carotene, which the body converts into Vitamin A).
www.greenfoods.com /old_site/carrot.html   (380 words)

 essence. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Aristotle maintained that there is a distinction between the form of a thing—its intelligible, verbally formulable character—and the essence of a thing, i.e., what it is in itself, which is not common to anything else.
The essence of a thing is what is formulated as a universal in the mind and in language.
Thomas Aquinas distinguished between the essence of a thing and the fact of its being, or its existence.
www.bartleby.com /65/es/essence.html   (172 words)

 SSRN-Essence and Reflection According to Hegel by David Carlson
Unreflective procedure assumes that essence is what remains when all contingencies or "appearance" is stripped away.
From this Hegel surmises that the essence of a thing is that it must disappear.
"Essence and Reflection According to Hegel" is the fourth in a series of articles that, by means of a pictographic system, records every single step that Hegel makes in the Science of Logic.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=463224   (269 words)

The ESSENCE October Power Issue—an annual collector’s edition issue for the past several years— inspires millions with features of extraordinary women in business, politics, media and the arts, who reveal truths and chronicle their pathways to success.
ESSENCE, with the support of Time Warner and in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, is proud to sponsor five scholarships to benefit sophomore and junior African American women attending one of the 39 UNCF member institutions, Hampton or Howard Universities.
To aid in the long-term recovery and rebuilding effort, Essence Communications Inc. has made a $250,000 contribution to African-American—led churches and community organizations in the affected regions as part of The ESSENCE Initiative for Families: Rebuilding Lives in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
www.essence.com /essence/inside/0,16109,,00.html   (1172 words)

 essence tapas bar and restaurant
Essence bar and restaurant brings you sensational modern tapas and fantastic cocktails all served in a vibrant atmosphere.
We are very pleased to announce that Essence has won this year's Restaurant Magazine Best Dish Awards in the Tapas category for our dish "Grilled scallops with julienne mange tout".
Essence regularly hosts parties and club nights varying from weekly salsa and monthly French Jazz, to deep and dirty house and cool disco at weekends with DJs on rotation.
www.essence-bar.com   (211 words)

 essence on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
La "PRIUS", voiture hybride, essence et électrique, fabriquée par Toyota Certains ont déjà réussi à décrocher des succès c.
Soldat américain surveillant une station essence, mercredi, à Mossoul En raison des difficultés d'approvisionnement et du.
Budget annuel pour une voiture à essence: 4.577 euros Depuis 1987, il existait un automobiliste français moyen.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/e1/essence.asp   (644 words)

 Getting to the Essence: Why Intuition Isn't Enough
She'd intuitively "gotten" the right essence, but she hadn't gotten to the essence of what was troubling me.
Over seven years of essence practice, I've come to feel that this process of arriving at the right essence is almost as important as the essence itself.
You switch from curiosity about your client to curiosity about essences, and the client leaves your office feeling that they were not fully heard.
www.essences.com /vibration/sep99/select2.html   (1082 words)

 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | Lucinda Williams' psychosexual murk
On "Essence," her new album, a fragile genius delivers an emotional mess of a masterpiece.
It could well be her masterpiece, but it's an emotional mess of a masterpiece, one that finds her poking around in a psychosexual murk where other artists might be scared to get their hands dirty, singing to the world what most folks would be scared to whisper to themselves.
"Essence" is less a song about seducing an object of desire than a song about lust's voracious hunger, an arousal so strong it all but obliterates that object.
www.salon.com /ent/music/review/2001/05/31/lucinda   (780 words)

 Flower Essences and the Reiki Stream
Flower essences can be dispensed in several ways and during the aforementioned period, I administered the flower essences with myself in the standard oral form while running regular hands-on Reiki sessions.
Although I periodically suggest a certain flower essence therapy for a client (to be administered in the traditional, oral fashion outside of Reiki sessions), I primarily use flower essences in a topical format, in both distance and hands-on sessions.
However, because the flower essence patterns seem to work in a similar fashion as the Reiki Keys, i.e., their characteristics coincide with a particular harmonic resonance chord pattern within the Reiki Stream itself, I simply allow the wisdom of the Reiki Source to determine the flower essence patterned activity period.
www.flowersociety.org /CherylStroup.htm   (1883 words)

 Flower Essence Services - Bridging Body and Soul
Terra Flora, the headquarters for both Flower Essence Services and the Flower Essence Society, which is located on 17 tree-studded acres in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada mountains, and is a wildflower preserve and garden sanctuary for many of the plant species in our flower essence repertory.
Flower Essence Society is a clearinghouse for many questions and inquiries from the United States and Canada, and throughout the world.
These questions come from persons seeking flower essence therapy for themselves, practitioners who are looking for colleagues or seeking local classes, students who may be engaged in research projects, and journalists who are investigating flower essence therapy.
www.fesflowers.com /flower_society.htm   (273 words)

Flor • Essence® is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, cleansing and detoxifying right down to the cellular level.
Flor • Essence® is a powerful detoxifier that assists the body in its process of cleansing and detoxifying.
The majority of Flor- Essence™ consumers were educated above the high school level (63.6%), Caucasian (92.0%), married (68.8%), living in the United States (80.0%), 61.6 years of age (SD = 13.9), and approximately equally distributed by gender.
www.netrition.com /flor_essence_page.html   (4315 words)

 daily: Essence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Essence celebrates Terrence as a hearthob and lead in the new flick Hustle and Flow, where he plays a pimp from Memphis who makes a go at becoming a rapper.
Essence rebounds quite nicely from its less than fabulous covers over the past couple of months with an timeless cover and great story on music's current phenom Usher Raymond.
The March 2005 cover of Essence thrills me. For the first time in a while, at first glance, I wasn't able to recognize the cover model.
kevinrscott.typepad.com /daily/essence   (1728 words)

 Recover Love and Tenderness with Daisy
And because healing and love are so intertwined, this essence helps focus our healing energies no matter what the origin of the wound might have been.
The year before this essence was made, we noticed everywhere in our gardens that self-sowed daisies had sprang up like never before.
She is the maker of Whole Energy Essences, fruit, flower, gem, Recovery, Full Moonlight and LifeStage essences.
www.essences.com /vibration/sep99/daisy.html   (464 words)

 Time Inc. to Acquire Majority of Essence Communications Partners
Ed Lewis, Chairman & CEO of Essence Communications and Publisher of ESSENCE magazine, said, “Time Inc. has distinguished itself by recognizing the impact of African-Americans on a global scale, and their influence within the cultural landscape.
After the transaction is completed, as non-executive Chairman and Founder of Essence, Lewis will continue to promote the Essence brand by representing it with advertisers, professional organizations and at industry and advertising events.
Essence Communications publishes ESSENCE, the preeminent lifestyle magazine that reaches more than seven million African-Americans each month as well as Suede, the fashion and beauty magazine inspired by the young, multicultural, urban fashionista.
www.timewarner.com /corp/newsroom/pr/0,20812,1013679,00.html   (442 words)

 Ed Lewis defends Essence magazine sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The building is going to be renamed “Essence.” I don’t know of too many magazines that have their own name on their building, certainly not here in New York.
EL: My starting Essence, and my colleagues, when we did 35 years ago and which will continue, we are always going to represent African American women, represent their viewpoint, represent their voice; and Time Inc. has no desire with regard to changing the content of Essence magazine.
I do have 27 shareholders that have made commitments to Essence and I’ve tried to do my best to be responsive to their desires and needs in terms of making sure that Essence continues to be viable and succeeds.
www.finalcall.com /artman/publish/article_1772.shtml   (1783 words)

 Delv.co.uk: essence websites in the UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
One of the UKs largest range of flower essences from around the world.
Essence, in Eastbourne, seeks to unfold and promote the importance of inner wellbeing by offering traditional Usui Reiki, Angel Reiki, Indian Head massage and holistic treatments.
Essence magazine is a click away at All American, where you buy 1 and get 1 at no charge.
www.noisebook.co.uk /holiday/essence.html   (231 words)

 Essence, an LR parser generator for Scheme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Essence is a generator for LR(k) and SLR(k) parsers in Scheme.
However, no specific knowledge of partial evaluation is required to use Essence.
Essence has been developed using the PGG system.
www.informatik.uni-freiburg.de /proglang/software/essence   (106 words)

 SUMMA THEOLOGICA: Should we say that the three persons of God are of one essence?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Further, it is not usual to say that the person is of the essence; but rather that the essence is of the person.
Because "nature" designates the principle of action while "essence" comes from being [essendo], things may be said to be of one nature which agree in some action, as all things which give heat; but only those things can be said to be of "one essence" which have one being.
So, when we say, "three persons of one essence," taking essence as having the habitude of form, we do not mean that essence is different from person, which we should mean if we said, "three persons from the same essence."
www.newadvent.org /summa/103902.htm   (659 words)

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