As nouns the difference between givenness and rivenness
is that givenness
is the fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc while rivenness
is quality of being riven.
The fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc.
*2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 803:
*:Kant argued like Descartes from the existence of individual consciousness rather than from the givenness of a God found in revelation.
Quality of being riven.