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They focus upon how the powerful "invented" traditions create the illusion of primordiality and continuity, and mask the fact that nations are invariably of recent vintage.
25) "This primordiality of the vernacular, which is truly something like the dwelling of the logos in the beginning of Johanine theology is, Dante says, 'a cause that engenders love' ["cagione d'amore generativa"], that is, the ground of the 'most perfect love of one's own language' ["perfettissimo amore della propria loquela"], which is so important for him" (The End of the Poem 53).
Thesis 4: the possibility of securing a "genuine life" from the latent, unexpressed primordiality of the rational consists in the formation of an articulate self-consciousness in accordance with the figure of method.
provides access to the primordiality of the other's pre-cognitive,
Nevertheless, like the watercolor-paper portraits, the subjects he has chosen to render as tapestries--from the thick, cottony lightness of his dark, imploding storm clouds, as different from Ruscha's text/cloud as his faces are from Close's physiognomies, to the monumental heaviness of his two tragic rhinoceroses, their penned-up primordiality inextricable from their confined physical weight--garner their affect and their significance from the patently tactile stuff of which they are made.
29) Gadamer accepts the Heideggerian claim that "'Being' does not unfold totally in its self-manifestation, but rather withholds itself and withdraws with the same primordiality with which it manifests itself.
The latter is not primordiality inherited from the past but is a set of rules created by the new cultural elites and based on class, race, or gender.
It is useful to recall here Heidegger's elementary reminder that dis-closedness always and with equal primordiality pertains to the entirety of being-in-the-world, that existential interpretation is characteristically circular, and that locative adverbs offer a signification that may be primarily existential rather than nominal or categorical.
Barazangi challenges Muslims' adoption of the Judeo-Christian interpretation of creation (Adam's rib) that ascribe primordiality to the male as well as the meaning that ascribes the "burden of Adam's fall to Eve.
Lattas, Andrew (1997), 'Aborigines and Contemporary Australian Nationalism: Primordiality and the Cultural Politics of Otherness', in Gillian Cowlishaw and Barry Morris (eds), Race Matters: Indigenous Australian and 'Our' Society, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, pp.