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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A serious perplexity or insoluble problem. The Socratic method of raising problems without providing solutions is sometimes called the aporetic method. Deconstruction is often credited with...

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aporia

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A serious perplexity or insoluble problem. The Socratic method of raising problems without providing solutions is sometimes called the aporetic method. Deconstruction is often credited with...

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Aporia

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

(Lat. addubitatio),

which Puttenham (The Arte of English Poesie, 1589) calls “The Doubtful,” is a pragmatic figure of speech that states the author's pretended inability to speak...

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aporia

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 195 words.

In classical philosophy, it is a point of perplexity, where a combination of axioms and/or propositions (each true in their

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aporia

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 118 words.

1. In literary theory, an *ambiguity that makes *meaning undecidable. See also indeterminacy. *Deconstruction can be

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aporia

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 119 words.

1. In literary theory, an ambiguity that makes meaning undecidable. See also indeterminacy. *Deconstruction can be seen as

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aporia

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 29 words.

Greek = anxiety, perplexity (Luke 21: 25) in tempest: in NT criticism used for an abrupt transition or inconsistency in

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aporia

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 29 words.

Greek = anxiety, perplexity (Luke 21: 25) in tempest: in NT criticism used for an abrupt transition or

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Aporia

Andrea Grün-Oesterreich.

in Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 140 words.

(Lat. addubitatio),

which Puttenham (The Arte of English Poesie, 1589) calls “The Doubtful,” is a pragmatic

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Aporia

Samuel Scolnicov.

in Plato's Parmenides

August 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Philosophy. 11935 words.

This chapter examines the part of Plato's dialogue Parmenides where Parmenides reformulated Socrates' position to stress the separation of sensible things and forms. It explains that while...

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Aporias

Born Georgina.

in Rationalizing Culture

September 1995; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 10878 words.

This chapter examines the technological and social problems related to music production at the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM), also discussing the...

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