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specter

noun apparition, appearance, eidolon, form, illusion, presence, revenant, shadow, shape, spirit, sprite
See also: image, phantom, reflection, spirit, vision
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The next day Saxon started out the Rock Wall, and the specter of Otto Frank walked by her side.
Mentored by FBI Assistant Director Jonathan Cordero to investigate crimes committed by specters, Audra believes she is on the trail of a serial killer specter with an M.
When a string of paranormal murders point directly to specters Agent Wheeler, who has trained her entire career to investigate possible specter crimes, finds herself enlisting their help to discover the real culprit.
1) I outline Derrida's theory of specters (2) and show that Derrida's theory of hauntology is based on the idea that there are specters which haunt the present and prevent the end of history.
However, I do not endorse the view that history cannot reach an end due to the presence of specters, which await their return; instead, I argue that the specters which Derrida discusses (e.
Thus, I conclude that Derrida's ideas of specters and hauntology can be used to modify, reconceptualise and improve upon Fukuyama's theory that liberal democracy is the end of history.
Derrida invokes the metaphor of a specter (or specters) to embody those things which are always there and always waiting to come (or come back).
Derrida argues 'after the end of history, the spirit comes by coming back' (9); and thus, what I take from Derrida is an argument that there is no end of history, because there are always specters waiting to return-there is always an, as yet, unknown future to come.
TONIGHT THREE MORE SPECTERS WILL HAUNT YOUR DREAMS TO BRING YOU TO YOUR SENSES.