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In a similar critique, Antonio Negri has argued that Agamben 'denies the potentiality of being' and that 'bare life is the opposite of Spinozan potential and corporeal joy' (Negri quoted in and translated by Nielson, 2004: 68, emphasis in the original).
The potential past condition used verbs in Subjunctive Pluperfect Past ("AaAaAeA@l hubiera trabajado"--rough corresponding to "[if] he had worked") and the potential future condition used Indicative Conditional ("ella se dormirAaAaAeA a"--"she would fall asleep" Note that the selected verb forms stereotypically mark factuality and potentiality in Spanish.
While Derrida defines "play" as the permanent deferral that deconstructs from within western metaphysics (though still remaining on the threshold of it), Agamben characterizes it as a "use of the world" where potentiality has been disarticulated from the constraint of actuality, and where the appropriation of things, animals, and other humans as a means toward an end has ceased due to a "pure" (revolutionary) violence that has eliminated the sovereign fiction without creating a new one.
Sack uses Rumsfeld's gnostic pronouncement to declare that true potentiality can only exist in the unknown unknown, as it "breaks with the expected orders of past and present to perform an indeterminate future without rational end or function.
Instead, studying gives access to the experience of potentiality freed from obedience to any sovereign command.
Appealing to the work of Lothar Schafer, I then explore this analogy in a way that understands spirit as the realm of potentiality and body as the realm of actualization, emphasizing that potential or virtual states are just as much a part of reality as occupied states in quantum physics; thus analogously all our potential, including what is unfulfilled, remains part of the reality of who we are as persons.
Rather, it concerns the radically open potentiality for action within the contemporary moment.
Utilizing Debord and Warburg, Murray considers that cinema in particular is able to disrupt the smooth narratives of history and reveal what is understood to be the potentiality of gesture.
Authoring; an essay for the English profession on potentiality and singularity.
Through the works of major thinkers and literary authors, from Heidegger, Benjamin, Bataille, and Derrida to Kafka, Blanchot, Leopardi, Caproni, and Agamben among many others, he thus investigates the implications of a discourse on ontology and temporality which, with its discontinuities and heterogeneity, substantiates the very capacity for openness and plurality that characterizes potentiality.
For men who work in the diving industry, I really think there is a high potentiality for problems there," she said.
And his national scale research, written up in the book Toward a Democratic Left, suggested through a very sophisticated design and empirical assemblage, the structure of real political potentiality and the immense work required for its actualization in electoral politics.