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Synonyms for anteriority

the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head

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The thing is neutral with respect to what is presents itself for-no-one but the sheer that there is, anteriority as such.
from which it departs chronologically, but in a projective relation to the determining or determinative future anteriority through which the present feels, or starts to feel like something (Stewart 2007).
In this respect, the sermon tract resists the inert and monologic anteriority according to which it is framed as an "olde treatise" in its Lutheran sponsor text.
O'Meara calls this idea the "principle of anteriority of the simple" (7) and applies it to the study of the Enneads.
The Draft gives very little consideration to intangible anteriority or legacy in a specific MNE.
Simplicity is related to anteriority, which is in turn related to authority.
The historical and methodological anteriority of disclosure and common space over enclosures is quite obvious.
Here in the Romanian Carpathians, the Orastiei Mountains certify the strongest centers of political, religious and production of Romanian anteriority.
This conception of otherness, based on the anteriority of migrations and the negation of autochthony, justifies the domination of a small group: the first European immigrants supported by the "Creoles," who have an ambiguous status, both "other" and founders of this society.
In Tax Law, the non-retroactivity rule of the norms, as well as the 90-day's notice and anteriority, attempts to protect the reliability of the legal system.
I see this as a core theme that remains largely unexplored by Burney scholars who call the novel "essential reading for feminist literary historians as well as for anyone interested in the culture of revolution and reaction" (Johnson 167) and say that it "elaborates a feminized anteriority of practice unacknowledged by Bourdieu .
And in outlining the logic of these "new histories" in Ireland After History as an "instructive corrective to the self-evidence of developmental historiographies which over and again relegate difference to anteriority," Lloyd anticipates, in abstract form, the case studies provided in Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity 1800-2000.
One might bring this sense of James's untimeliness into some kind of alignment with Derrida's reflections on Hamlet, and the 'pre-originary and properly spectral anteriority of the crime'.
and he, as soon as he thinks, merely unveils himself to his own eyes in the form of a being who is already, in a necessarily subjacent density, in an irreducible anteriority, a living being, an instrument of production, a vehicle for words which exist before him" (Foucault 1970, 313).