But the technique of this second involution of reflection is not supplied by some new and unique entity.
No "evolution," no "involution," no word without sense or meaning.
But this professional evolution goes with an involution of all miscellaneous faculty.
This is the process of the involution of life in matter, the descending arc.
Thus counting backward led to zero and to the negative numbers; the inversion of involution to the imaginary numbers.
Kathekosis (from Chaos-Theos-Kosmos) is to evolution what "chaogeny" is to involution.
It belongs to the general type in so far as it is discussed above, but the roots of the determinant are in involution.
The arrest, or involution, normal to the girl, does not occur in him.
In correspondence with this the opposite theory of individual preformations would be better entitled the theory of involution.
The centre of this involution, it is easily seen, is the centre of the conic.
involution in·vo·lu·tion (ĭn'və-lōō'shən)
A decrease in size of an organ, as of the uterus following childbirth.
The ingrowth and curling inward of a group of cells, as in the formation of a gastrula from a blastula.
A progressive decline or degeneration of normal physiological functioning occurring as a result of the aging process. Also called catagenesis.