This is not the place to enter into the prolonged controversy as to the real significance of this term, whether it signifies the nation Israel or the righteous community only, or finally an idealized prophetic individual who, like the prophet Jeremiah, was destined to suffer for the well-being of his people.
His figures are realistic, yet idealized.
Then, when Christianity threw off the Mosaic ritual, this religious sense of purity was left with no other sphere besides morality; while, from its highly idealized character, it was peculiarly well adapted for that repression of vicious desires which Christianity claimed as its special function.
This talk presents a novel semantics for Idealized ALGOL using games, which is quite unlike traditional denotational models of state.
The idealized Platonic universe of spheres and circles came to be regarded as axiomatic.