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an ambiguous grammatical construction


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In this way, the love and value of humanity emerges out of the dark depths of experience--a "holy insecurity" as he states in his book and "holy amphiboly" as he more recently writes--or a kind of sacred way of living that comes out of silence.
Before detailing holy amphiboly, it is important to note that this theory of Asian American religion is rooted in Matsuoka's own Japanese American experience.
The insistently fluid metonymies of the opening, in which Lawes, no nobly white person by birth, class, complexion, or cosmetics, descends providentially in darkness, "Before the starry threshold of Joves court" (1), where "bright aerial Spirits live insphear'd" (3) "Above the smoak and stir of this dim spot" (5), immediately establishes the visual and verbal amphiboly and contrariness of this maske to those masques of the royal court or those other masques imitative of the royal court.
(Similar passages from the Amphiboly, and elsewhere, suggest it, and I myself argue for it in detail elsewhere.) (1) On this distinction we have a metaphysics of one world with two classes of properties, relational and intrinsic, and an epistemology that says ignorance of things in themselves is not idealism, but epistemic humility:
In short, Cipolla loosens the connection between signifiant and signifie to the utmost and exploits the "amphiboly" of words which Quintilian had alerted us of.
Acknowledging the deliberate amphiboly of Heidegger's usage of the word, Young suggests: "In an imperfect world, it is hot uncommon to find genius go hand in hand with a touch of charlatanry (or, more charitably, showmanship)" (p.
To do this, she pays close attention to Kant's neglected reckoning with Leibniz in the Amphiboly of the Concepts of Reflection (131-66).
1209), analyzing in particular the latter's subtle theory of the ambiguity or "amphiboly" (iltibas) [17] of Love and of divine/human Speech (shath); two other volumes, on Sayyed Haydar Amuli, done in collaboration with Osman [[CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]Uthman] Yahya (vols.
2/1 (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1995), 413-24, who both discuss the relation between the Amphiboly of the Concepts of Reflection (CPR, A265-6, 277-8, 282-6) and the Second Law of Mechanics in the Metaphysical Foundations.
(2) See the Amphiboly chapter of the Critique of Pure Reason, especially A 269 / B 325f., where Kant presents his realization that concepts and intuitions are different in kind as key to his advancing beyond his predecessors.
Amphiboly Chapter of the Critique of Pare Reason." Adviser: Graeme
Let us call this the "bottom-up problem." Longuenesse handles this by focusing on the process of empirical concept-formation, which she ties to the mental function of "reflection" (Ueberlegung) featured in the much-neglected chapter on the "Amphiboly of Concepts of Reflection." According to Longuenesse, reflection implicitly implements the logical forms of judgment and thereby also the categories and the unity of pure apperception, even in the earliest stages of perceptual processing.
The form of the world, insofar as it is known by us, is not generic subsumption (that is really a purely intellectual form that might apply to a noumenal world but that could only be demanded of the sensible world we experience through an "amphiboly"), but spatiotemporal arrangement.
Instead, one may well suspect that in the end, Kant may have been obliged to abandon his commitment to respect the incommensurateness of the faculties, and, wittingly or not, himself committed the fallacy of transcendental amphiboly he laid at the door of Leibniz (for intellectualizing the sensible) and Locke (for sensibilizing the intellectual).(25) The challenge confronting Kant was therefore this: how can the understanding, as a mere capacity to judge, enter into that relation to sensibility necessary in order to transform the logical functions into categories, and thence combine with sensibility to yield objects of experience, without in any way compromising the radical heterogeneity of the faculties concerned?