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tautology

noun battology, duplication, loquacity, pleonasm, profuseness, redundancy, repetition, surfeit, verbiage, verbosity
See also: redundancy
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W]hen we name the conditions of reality by way of the analytical reason, the soul in its movements returns tautologically upon the circle of definitions it sets out with; likewise our symbolic representations may close us in upon the are of return implicit in their initial figurations.
As the success stories that, back in the 70s, awakened interest in this particular route to development, it is-almost tautologically, as we shall see-the formation and strengthening of authentic regional systems of innovation.
The transfer of a player to another club is, tautologically, a club induced transfer.
Feminist Theory/Neo-Marxism: Categorical collapse of perception and expression into reductive critical modulations positing cinematic signification as reflexive and reflective by focusing "on the essentially deceptive, illusionary, tautologically recursive, and coercive nature of the cinema and on its psychopathological and/or ideological functions of distorting existential experience.
Obviously, it's tautologically true that Iran "supports terror," since it "supports" Hamas and Hizbullah and we've issued fat was that these are terrorist groups.
More simply, to the extent that many tort reform measures are structured to eliminate very large losses by capping the noneconomic damages component of awards, almost tautologically there will be an effect in reducing the awards that otherwise would have been much larger.
The Andronici respond in kind, revenging themselves upon the Goths by rendering Tamora a cannibal, a vertiginous other whose humanity is tautologically called into question by her unwitting act.
If reason reproduces itself tautologically in its putative claim to know its other, through mimesis art is able to reach beyond itself and bring its autonomy (in its form-giving agency) to tension with its other: "That in spite of their autarchy and by means of it they [artworks] seek their other, what is external to their spell, drives the artwork beyond the identity with itself by which it is fundamentally determined.
6) Although it is tautologically true that the estate tax
The rising price of oil almost tautologically results in a growth in the region's share of world trade.
One can also rise to a tautologically high level of abstraction ("all and only those who qualify for having the right have the right").