Sentence Examples


  • God is the only being (Ens); all other things are merely existences.
  • Yet his fondness for the antithesis of Being and Not-being (Ens and Non-ens) shows that he had not shaken off the spirit of scholastic thought.
  • Yet his fondness for the antithesis of Being and Not-being (Ens and Non-ens) shows that he had not shaken off the spirit of scholastic thought.
  • Thus ens (being) is more universal than God or the physical universe because it can be predicated of both.
  • He reconstructs, as he declares, ontology, and begins with the "ideal formula," "the Ens creates ex nihilo the existent."