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Christian Jung
University of Salzburg
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Nothingness plays an essential role throughout the work of Meister Eckhart. The function of this concept, however, changed during the development of his thought. Despite this change nothingness remains always associated with the theory of analogy which lies at the core of Eckhart's attempt to explain the radical difference between God and creation and the complete dependency of all being on its unitary and transcendent ground.
Keywords Nothingness  Intellect  Meister Eckhart  Theology  Mystical philosophy  Mysticism  Metaphysics
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