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(adjective) expressing or of the nature of necessary truth or absolute certainty

70

In principle, the first question can be decided only contingently; the second, however, apodictically

—p.70 The Task of the Translator (69) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

In principle, the first question can be decided only contingently; the second, however, apodictically

—p.70 The Task of the Translator (69) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

(adjective) relating to or concerned with earning a living / (adjective) utilitarian practical

77

There is no muse of philosophy, nor is there one of translation. But despite the claims of sentimental artists, these two are not banausic.

like: banal?

—p.77 The Task of the Translator (69) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

There is no muse of philosophy, nor is there one of translation. But despite the claims of sentimental artists, these two are not banausic.

like: banal?

—p.77 The Task of the Translator (69) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

(adjective) readily or easily broken

88

By integrating the social process with the development of a person, it bestows the most frangible justification on the order determining it

so like fragile?

—p.88 The Storyteller (83) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

By integrating the social process with the development of a person, it bestows the most frangible justification on the order determining it

so like fragile?

—p.88 The Storyteller (83) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

(adj) relating to parataxis, a grammatical concept involving the placing of clauses or phrases one after another, without words to indicate coordination or subordination, as in "Tell me, how are you?"

213

Suffice it to recall the endless succession of "soit que . . : ," by means of which an action is shown in an exhaustive, depressing way in the light of the countless motives upon which it may have been based. And yet these paratactic sequences reveal the point at which weakness and genius coincide in Proust

i forgot

—p.213 The Image of Proust (201) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

Suffice it to recall the endless succession of "soit que . . : ," by means of which an action is shown in an exhaustive, depressing way in the light of the countless motives upon which it may have been based. And yet these paratactic sequences reveal the point at which weakness and genius coincide in Proust

i forgot

—p.213 The Image of Proust (201) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

(Greek) spiritual or mental sloth; apathy; a state of listlessness or torpor

256

a process of empathy whose origin is the indolence of the heart, acedia, which despairs of grasping and holding the genuine historical image as it flares up briefly.

—p.256 Theses on the Philosophy of History (253) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago

a process of empathy whose origin is the indolence of the heart, acedia, which despairs of grasping and holding the genuine historical image as it flares up briefly.

—p.256 Theses on the Philosophy of History (253) by Walter Benjamin
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3 months ago