On the other hand, he is warned not to aim at absoluteness, which of all people the Scots will least endure.
And there is no absoluteness about beauty, nor our admiration for it.
It endangered the absoluteness of her self-belief and self-worship.
But for the heart in which self merges in God's love, they lose their absoluteness.
In 1768 they seem to Kant to prove its absoluteness, only because the other alternative has not yet occurred to him.
Like other great thinkers, he was absorbed with one idea, and that idea was the absoluteness of perception.
As for the absoluteness of the "order," I am willing to take it as, practically, sufficiently absolute.
Nor can other be identified with being; for then other, which is relative, would have the absoluteness of being.
In the first place, the demand for totality or absoluteness is not in the Dissertation ascribed to a separate faculty.
Another fallacy is produced which turns on the absoluteness of the verb 'to know.'
late 14c., "unrestricted; complete, perfect;" also "not relative to something else" (mid-15c.), from Middle French absolut (14c., Old French asolu, Modern French absolu), from Latin absolutus, past participle of absolvere "to set free, make separate" (see absolve).
Most of the current senses also were in the Latin word. Sense evolution was "detached, disengaged," thus "perfect, pure." Meaning "despotic" (1610s) is from notion of "absolute in position." Absolute monarchy is recorded from 1735 (absolute king is recorded from 1610s); scientific absolute magnitude (1902), absolute value (1907) are from early 20c. In metaphysics, the absolute "that which is absolute" is from 1809.