The problem is not their multiplicity but their amorphousness
; they are defined by the criminal mens rea and nothing else.
This conceptual development appears as a common thread that runs through works ranging from Freud's history of Jewish culture as trauma in Moses and Monotheism, Walter Benjamin's observation of the demise of communicable experience after World War I in his essay The Storyteller and, to name but one prominent voice in the present context, Dori Laub's reflection after 9/11 that a "generalized amorphousness
, bewilderment, and most of all, the numbness, seems to me a hallmark of collective massive trauma, a sense of shock so profound that it leads to both cognitive and emotional paralysis" (Laub 2002: 6).
Consonant with such radical amorphousness
and collapse of values, London is visualized "as a spirit that has altered before it can be chronicled; as a heart that certainly beats, but with no pulsation of humanity.
Wilhelm focuses on the gender amorphousness
of hands under an artist's gaze.
. The enormous discretion it affords to
I'll take up each question in turn, cutting straight through the amorphousness
of these laws to arrive at what you need to know to protect your company's assets today.
Although it may be impossible to delineate with any great precision, doodling occupies that liminal space between haphazard accidents of chance and conscious choice, between confusion and clarity, between amorphousness
and formal coherence.
At this point it is important to remember that for Agamben, the ethical experience of freedom is precisely "the experience of being (one's own) potentiality, of being (one's own) possibility--exposing, that is, in every form of one's own amorphousness
and in every act one's own inactuality" (1993, 44).
Moreover, the 'evolutionary' process of her sculptures attests to her approach to the nature surrounding her, which serves as an inexhaustible source of inspiration, both in her choice of a work substance found in nature and in her reference to qualities such as organicity and amorphousness
which are associated with the natural world.
of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in the South Caucasus makes it less efficient in
This conflict, between trying to investigate the real parameters of the "soslovie society," and, as Wirtschafter put it in her latest intervention in the discussion, the "porosity, amorphousness
, and malleability of Russia's official social categories," (5) is something that does not quite manifest itself in Ivanova and Zheltova's work, so focused as it is on what the laws said about soslovie.
But see Webb, supra note 2, at 790 (characterizing criticism of mosaic approach's amorphousness
as over reliant on judicial certainty).
Clarity is often related to the degree of amorphousness
in the polymers used, which is strongly influenced by the cooling rates.
described in terms of its spontaneity and amorphousness
. Some critics