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Re: Digest Number 34

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  • Tom & Maria T
    Nagy Gergely wrote: An essentialist is anyone who considers the human subject endowed by certain qualities by his/her/its nature, and disagrees that context
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 3 1:17 PM
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      Nagy Gergely wrote:

      An 'essentialist' is anyone who considers the human subject endowed by
      certain qualities by his/her/its nature, and disagrees that context has
      anything to do with forming qualities and abilities in/of the (speaking)
      subject. Speaking about a 'human essence' implies this, if it is ntended
      to denote a timeless quality inherent in human beings.

      Nagy, thank you for your prompt return mail. It helped. Tolkien was a
      quintessential essentialist, wasn't he -- as he believed in the Imago Dei?
      Maria T.
      -----Original Message-----
      From: Nagy Gergely <lamorak@....u-szeged.hu>
      To: mythsoc@onelist.com <mythsoc@onelist.com>
      Date: Wednesday, March 03, 1999 8:42 AM
      Subject: [mythsoc] Re: Digest Number 34



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