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interested

adjective affected, affiliated, associated, biased, concerned, connected, directly affected by the outtome of a controversy, having investments in, influenced, involved, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prepossessed, solicitous, undetached
Associated concepts: interested juror, interested party, interrsted witness
See also: eager, inquisitive, interrogative, one-sided, partial, receptive, unjust
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Further, while his interestedness, in the economic sense, in the books' production needs to be viewed through his claim - on the books' dust jackets - of partial Native American, if not specifically Zurd, ancestry, he makes concerted efforts in both texts to highlight his "take" as author on works built of Zuni cultural information.
This doesn't mean that we should stop what we are doing; rather, it suggests a need to acknowledge the nature of the economies, politics, and interestedness of our work.
Interestingly, in a footnote the Vice Chancellor noted that the ALI's Principles of Corporate Governance: Analysis and Recommendations "do not include grandparents in their definitions of 'related persons'" that trigger a label of interestedness.
The key point is that courts assessing the situational interestedness of directors do not focus solely on relationships; they also inquire whether the directors' actions demonstrate "true" independence.
Through an attitude of openness to what is other or alien, philosophy was primordially instituted with the Greeks as a fully new universal wonder or thaumazein, and as a revolution in the sense-formation of the world: philosophy strove to overcome the intentional interestedness and its limited ties to a particular world in favor of disclosing the world or Being as a whole in truth and knowledge.
The rumors and gossip that constitute yet another part of public discourse about the royal marriage--of Caroline's friendship with the notorious Lady Oxford, for instance--are equally inconclusive in their very interestedness, as Austen's rhetoric demonstrates.
The writer had given away, at this time, the copyright to Childe Harold to assure himself of his noble transcendence of the print market, but his disgust with the unsublime interestedness of political rhetoric--partisan, as opposed to "Patrician"--drove him back into the business of writing that he had wanted to keep subservient to his in-rant dream of becoming a statesman or orator--that is, of theatrically incarnating a synthetic state of union: a territorial transplant of "[t]he warrior's weapon and the sophist's stole" retroactively (dis)placed in Greece.
Ultimately, the British poet reveals his own positionality as a Western poet, deliberately and self-consciously participating in the ideology of discursive imperialism in order to expose the ideological interestedness that structures any representation of the Oriental other.
Not only are feminine novelists interested themselves, they are the cause of interestedness in others: in their fictions "the interest is the more intense" for male and female reader alike, and "You are more identified with the story, more immediately oppressed by the perplexities which arise; while, at the same time, they are associated with a less extensive range of interests" (Hutton, pp.
The subject obeys, even prior to hearing, the command of the Other, transcending his interestedness, becoming consumed for-the-Other--truly, a disinterestedness.
Baldwin counters this objection by pointing out to Cyril the debilitating interestedness (as opposed to disinterestedness) his statement assumes for art.