paralogical


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But before following up on the paralogical component of the humanities, I would like to explore briefly the options open to the humanities since the 1970s, the advent of so-called postmodernism.
He advocates a reformed humanism, one that uses the paralogical strategies of the postmodern to further the cause of justice.
16) Albo, however, is displeased with this rationale, pointing out that the Torah commands the affirmation of metaphysical and paralogical concepts like the incorporeality of God or the negation of anthropomorphism, abstract ideas which are no less comprehensible to the average man than spiritual rewards and punishments in the world-to-come.
Coming to terms with the contemporary American short story and articulating new reading strategies adequate to it will, I think, involve a shift from teleological and metaphoric modes of understanding to paralogical and metonymic ones.
The EEG tends toward synchronization and alpha frequencies, and psychological attributes are diffuse attending, paralogical thought processes, and decreased boundary perception.
Openness and dynamism, especially, teach us to see reality not only from different points of view but also in its constant changing and in its partly paralogical and antinomous state.
This thoroughly eclectic body of work not only withstands but depends on the paralogical skepticism that (as Hal Foster noted in the symposium accompanying the exhibition) is made manifest on the cover of the exhibition catalogue: immediately below the show's title, "Thought Made Visible," appears a reproduction of Bochner's Language is Not Transparent, 1970.
At the same time, it offers the symbolic possibility of the emergence of a reinvented, paralogical, heterogeneous "family," based on affinity and multiplicity rather than fixed identity.