subreption


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subreption

noun deception, deliberate misrepreeentation, fabrication, false swearing, falsehood, guile, invention, lying, mendacity, misrepresentation, perjury, prevarication, untruth
See also: deceit, fraud, misstatement

SUBREPTION, French law. By this word is understood the fraud committed to obtain a pardon, title, or grant, by alleging facts contrary to truth.

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21) With the sublime, the dispensation sought through subreption is the pleasure associated with feeling our own capacity for violence, which is to say the pleasure of experiencing our own sublimity, our own power over nature and, it follows, our potential dominion over others.
Without saying it, Endo's Kantian reading exposes the basic dynamic of subreption and its foundational function in the sublime, as Shelley's subject ascribes to the mountain what is actually going on in his own mind: as Kant writes, he substitutes respect for nature for self-respect.
Il est intrinseque a l'espace de subreption (de l'esprit au langage, du langage a l'esprit) qu'il y a a raisonner en termes d'intentionnalite.
C'est primairement, je pense, que, contrairement a ce qu'on croit souvent, celle-ci represente essentiellement un modele linguistique, modele linguistique que, en le generalisant aux mesures de la conscience et de ses differentes activites, on applique a ce qui n'est pas linguistique, non sans quelques subreptions de principe.