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But this self-evidence, which operates hegemonically and reproduces itself as an expectation, functions as a form of violence that suppresses alternative ways of imagining the field.
Robert Audi's two-condition account of self-evidence explains the connection between a believer and a self-evident proposition.
As much as I like Freedman's attempt to deal with Jewishness as a discursive rather than as a positive entity, I worry that his book effectively repositivizes Jewishness in all but name, reestablishing the historical and existential self-evidence of a generative Jewish subject.
His declaration to contest for GoSS Presidency is a self-evidence fact that his heart is with the suffering masses in the South.
Claude Rosental, Weaving Self-Evidence: A Sociology of Logic.
Another self-evidence is that myths should be fought with truths, not misrepresentations.
He locates exaggeration within the variable contexts of infinity, the finite being that is politics, and the enigma that is guilt, and examines its role in factuality, trauma, self-evidence, institution and art.
Hannah Arendt proposed an alternative response to the claim of "self-evidence." Instead of asserting our moral positions as truths beyond dispute, Arendt suggested that we explain why we hold them as opinions and communicate them through means of persuasion to others with different views.
The authors quote Jerome Miller: "To be fully intelligent, fully rational, we must side with wonder and against the self-evidence of the present-at-hand, with horror and against the recoil that wants to flee from nothingness, with awe and against the self-importance that refuses to acknowledge the possibility of there being a reality greater than ourselves" (70).
Pearce, however, rests his laurels on the apparent sufficiency of the claim's self-evidence. The Divine Comedy, he asserts, is the only answer to the question, "What is the best Christian poem of all time?" "After all," he asks, "what's the point of asking a question to which only one answer is possible" (p.
Feminist Critical Pedagogy is a progressive element within the current realm of self-evidence. However, it is meaningless without a general concept of the current totality, the powers that produce, control, and challenge this totality, and intersubjectivity whereby the feminist movement, in all its versions, is but a dynamic element within other powers.