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|It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational. - Merleau-|
Ponty, Maurice The new man is born too old to tolerate the new world. The
present conditions of life have not yet erased the traces of the past. We run too
fast, but we ...
|elucidate (ee-LOO-sih-date), verb To lecture, explain, or pontificate about a |
subject in great detail so as to make it exceeding clear. “It [was] the mission of the
twentieth century to ELUCIDATE the irrational.” – Maurice Merleau -Ponty,
|To explain, clarify, or provide key information; to throw light on and clarify a |
subject. “It [was] the mission of the twentieth century to ELUCIDATE the irrational.
”—Maurice MerleauPonty,French philosopher ratiocinate(rasheeOSSinnayt). To
|... words, she betrays her Southern origins. elucidate (ee-LOO-sih-dayt). To |
lecture, explain, or pontificate about asubject ingreat detail soasto make it
exceeding clear. “It [was] the mission of the twentieth century to ELUCIDATE the
|The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy in the Twentieth |
Century Tony Smith. that the primary focus of the state's considerations will be
rational assessments of how to optimize its power position given the shape of the
|There is no other way to explain the series of irrational decisions made in the late |
1970s. One factor may have been Brezhnev's illness and physical deterioration;
and yet, as his speech in Tashkent in March 1982 indicated, hewas still capable ...
Terence Ball, Richard Bellamy - 2003 - 754 pages
|Perhaps this new science could explain why people typically sought to |
aggrandise or avenge themselves instead of peacefully ... His Trattato di
sociologia generale (1916) offered an extensive classification of 'irrational'
instincts, interests and ... He was steeped in the Saint-Simonian tradition which
had proclaimed the sacred mission of sociology to discover a new bas1s for
moral and social order.
|God's Mission as Word-Event Paul S. Chung. colonialism; then it was |
unenlightened and irrational in the age ofreason. In the twentieth century the
other was called different. ... 16 Metanarratives attempt to explain the complex
and unique horizons of human life in different times and places by totalizing all of
them into the ...
|... in A Study ofHistory (1954) later claimed that with the disintegration, |
irrationality, and anarchy of the twentieth century, ... post-modernism (in the
psychedelic effort to explain consciousness without boundaries) are simply the
decomposition of the self in an effort to erase individual ego.”5 As Bell sees it,
postmodernism saw its mission to replace political, economic, social, and
religious authority, caused ...