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preceding all others in time

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having existed from the beginning

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But by identifying darker skin colour with primordiality and lack of civility, they helped fuel the subsequent taxonomic project which would ultimately underwrite colonial racial hierarchies.
Lefebvre (1991) writes 'only Nietzsche, since Hegel, has maintained the primordiality of space and concerned himself with the spatial problematic' and 'Nietzschean space preserves not a single feature of the Hegelian view of space as product and residue of historical time.'
One believing Christian academic argued a familiar position at a 2010 philosophy of religion conference: "Religious freedom is an absolute right, because it is rooted in the primordiality of existence, which is itself determined as freedom" (not attributed).
After an overview of Rosenzweig's rational system, he covers the neglected perspective involving Rosenzweig and Kant; the neglected alternative from noumenality to primordiality; the immediate, non-objective, and non-relative experiencing; the positive anticipation of redemption; and the achievements of renewal and self-examination.
They focus upon how the powerful "invented" traditions create the illusion of primordiality and continuity, and mask the fact that nations are invariably of recent vintage.
(25) "This primordiality of the vernacular, which is truly something like the dwelling of the logos in the beginning of Johanine theology is, Dante says, 'a cause that engenders love' ["cagione d'amore generativa"], that is, the ground of the 'most perfect love of one's own language' ["perfettissimo amore della propria loquela"], which is so important for him" (The End of the Poem 53).
But the primordiality of it is geographically and genetically specific, for these images work to align Newfoundland settler ancestors with a primaeval--even "aboriginal"--heritage.
They argued that, according to Kracauer, film essentially annihilates historicity, i.e., it eradicates the primordiality of space and time--of context--and thus of all social constraints.
Thesis 4: the possibility of securing a "genuine life" from the latent, unexpressed primordiality of the rational consists in the formation of an articulate self-consciousness in accordance with the figure of method.
provides access to the primordiality of the other's pre-cognitive,
Nevertheless, like the watercolor-paper portraits, the subjects he has chosen to render as tapestries--from the thick, cottony lightness of his dark, imploding storm clouds, as different from Ruscha's text/cloud as his faces are from Close's physiognomies, to the monumental heaviness of his two tragic rhinoceroses, their penned-up primordiality inextricable from their confined physical weight--garner their affect and their significance from the patently tactile stuff of which they are made.
Our opinion, however, is that Heidegger's primordiality derives from outside the object, whereas Peirce's primordiality derives from inside the object.
(21) Andrew Lattas, 'Aborigines and Contemporary Australian Nationalism: Primordiality and the Cultural Politics of Otherness', in Race Matters: Indigenous Australians and 'Our' Society, ed.
The latter is not primordiality inherited from the past but is a set of rules created by the new cultural elites and based on class, race, or gender.
Barazangi challenges Muslims' adoption of the Judeo-Christian interpretation of creation (Adam's rib) that ascribe primordiality to the male as well as the meaning that ascribes the "burden of Adam's fall to Eve." Barazangi sees these interpretations and concepts as stark contradictions to basic Islamic principles; the principle of taqwa, which is the only viable criterion that distinguishes between human beings.