incommensurable


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impossible to measure or compare in value or size or excellence

not having a common factor

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I will argue that Ranciere cannot be subsumed into this tradition, and that he is in fact anti-Machiavellian in the sense that the distinction between police and politics is not that of an originary division, but rather of a gap in the very fabric of the sensible between two incommensurable logics (lecart).
It is here that the contributors claim that conflicts between Islamic law and international human rights law do not necessarily reflect incommensurable values.
47) In fact, it is not currently feasible to create an account that draws on a single axiom to resolve the problem--the theoretical premises of Realpolitik and idealism are incommensurable.
Indeed, just how the incommensurable ontologies of divinatory infinition and skeptical representationalism co-occur would be an excellent follow-up project of "ontography.
Les souvenirs de son incommensurable combat contre l'oppression, son incroyable charisme et son attitude resolument positive seront en nous et avec nous.
Armstrong demonstrates that literature sets up tensions in our brain by the "experiences of harmony and dissonance" that enables us to perceive incommensurable meanings in the same text simultaneously.
This scientific occasion publicizes latest techniques and processes developed to fix issues relevant to finance, insurance and profile selection developed through a mathematical programming framework and for which a collection of inconsistent and incommensurable goals is at the same time enhanced.
This scientific event disseminates recent methods and procedures designed to solve problems related to finance, insurance and portfolio selection formulated through a mathematical programming framework and for which a stack of conflicting and incommensurable objectives (criteria, attributes) is simultaneously optimized.
The three-day event, he added, disseminates recent methods and procedures designed to solve problems related to finance, insurance and portfolio selection formulated through a mathematical programming framework and for which a stack of conflicting and incommensurable objectives (criteria, attributes) is simultaneously optimised.
Et quand un cheval passe de vie a trepas, son proprietaire ressent une tristesse incommensurable semblable si ce n'est encore plus a la perte d'un etre cher.
Reducing to absurdity shows that the diagonal of a square with the measure of 1 produces incommensurable sides that are both even and odd.
Agreement for Armenia's economy and Armenian public is absolutely incommensurable with the promises given to Yerevan.
The problem, of course, is that the contents of these views are in many cases incommensurable: natural law in medieval Christianity and the universalist assumptions of medieval Islam are both demonstrably a global ethic (of sorts), but they are also incommensurable.
The latter grows out of postliberal thinking that holds that religious traditions are, in the end, incommensurable and that we can talk credibly about only the tradition in which we stand.