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Synonyms for parapraxis

a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc

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We propose that this divided mind is endemic, often doing in conflict with thinking, although interpretive opportunities exist in these moments of institutional parapraxis.
El articulo de Atocha Aliseda, "Sobre la parapraxis de Orayen", en cierta forma retoma un tema que Rayo aborda (a saber, la cuestion de si es posible construir cierto tipo de semantica para lenguajes de primer orden).
Interpretation' applies to something that one does to some single element of the material, such as an association or a parapraxis.
Evidence of fantasy may emerge in dreams, daydreams, parapraxis, jokes, hallucinations, metaphors, symptoms, and behavior in ways often unrecognized.
diagnosis of traumatic repression or the Signorelli parapraxis,
While the associative nature of his thought rhymes conjure Freud's analyses of parapraxis in The Psychopathology of Everyday Life, Murray's name-drops of contemporary theorists such as Michel Foucault and Jean Baudrillard heavy-handedly draw attention to the concerns of postmodern linguistics.
Several commentators have reported instances of the parapraxis 'Hannah Eichmann' uttered in public meetings and conferences, providing an all-too-neat unconscious answer to the grotesque question posed by a headline in the Nouvel Observateur on the occasion of the translation of extracts from Eichmann in Jerusalem into French in 1966: 'Hannah Arendt: Est Elle Nazi?
Or maybe what one wishes to draw attention to, in which case parapraxis is a mechanism of diversion, of throwing off course, of truth-telling, of demonstrating where desire, mentation, really is--the self tells the lips to say one thing and they say another.
Volgens Lacan verraai ons meer deur parapraxis en simptome van die liggaam as wat ons besef.
A first for the five-year-old event, production has been jointly organised by Middlesbrough Council arts development team and saw four other pieces of work - Freerange Farm, The Stalking, Clubthumb and Parapraxis - commissioned for the festival.
To choose pages 465-466 over the more obviously relevant adjacent pages 464-465 might seem a Freudian slip or parapraxis, a possibly revealing repression.
Finally, his experience with psychoanalysis and parapraxis would perhaps have made him aware of the English renderings of his name as "butt-eye" and even "but, I .
1 (1994): 79-101, and Henry Klumpenhouwer, "An Instance of Parapraxis in thc Gavotte of Schoenberg's Opus 25," Journal of Music Theory 38, no.