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(adjective) depending on an uncertain event or contingency as to both profit and loss / (adjective) relating to luck and especially to bad luck

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the inauguration of an aleatory drift

—p.20 Introduction (1) by Armen Avanessian, Robin Mackay
6 years, 5 months ago

Because representation of the people was brought about by the drawing of lots, we might speak of an aleatoric-representative democracy (from the Latin for dice)

in Athens

—p.67 by David Van Reybrouck
6 years, 7 months ago

there is aleatory performance now as well as composition

—p.228 Jack Smth's Flaming Creatures (226) by Susan Sontag
6 years, 7 months ago

finding a limited grace means combining hard work with an essentially aleatory view of the self that is reminiscent of existentialism

cool word

—p.119 Dei Gratia (88) by Jeffrey Severs
6 years, 11 months ago

The thing that most exasperates you is to find yourself at the mercy of the fortuitous, the aleatory, the random, in things and in human actions

—p.27 2 (25) by Italo Calvino
1 year, 2 months ago

ethics, seeking its sources and sanctions, experiences shock when it learns that it originated in the aleatoric chemistry of nucleic acids

—p.179 Golem XIV: Lecture XLIII—About Itself (170) by Stanisław Lem
5 months, 1 week ago

the aleatory flutter of uncontrolled metastatic growth

—p.82 by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 3 months ago

The robot pointed out pleasantly, dispassionately, that it would, certainly, be political suicide for a legislator to attempt to introduce an aleatory element into the allocation of minors

—p.35 My Heart Belongs to Bertie (25) by Helen DeWitt
8 months, 4 weeks ago

The aleatory interplay of these factors

—p.175 Conclusion: Towards an Attention Ecology (171) by Yves Citton
6 years, 6 months ago

completely displacing the question by inventing the ‘aleatory materialism’ of his last texts

—p.xv Introduction to the New Edition: From Althusserian Marxism to the Philosophies of Marx? Twenty Years After (xi) by Étienne Balibar
6 years, 7 months ago