(ˌpærəˌdɒksɪˈkælɪtɪ) ,






the action or quality of being paradoxical
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People's disastrous situation is in some measure an effect of the paradoxicality of the anthropomorphic design.
Smilansky argues that rejecting the connection between obligation and complaint is unhelpful because "[i]ts systematic rejection, and what this would imply, seems merely to change the paradoxicality rather than to solve it.
In the same vein, Peter Connor sees the coincidence of opposites as the key to Bataille's thought and Michael Richardson considers paradoxicality a reason to deem Bataille a trickster (99).
The account combines epistemicism about truth with a proof-theoretic diagnosis of paradoxicality.
Yet both of these, in their very paradoxicality, would appear to "worldly" persons as fools.
The point is pushed a bit far when Varga contends that the new corporate demand for authenticity, because of its inherent paradoxicality (serving capitalist interests while purporting to serve individuals' interests), results in a pathological "exhaustion of the self" (149) and even helps to explain the epidemic rise in depression and prescription anti-depressants.
The MEQ assesses experiences of internal unity, external unity, transcendence of time and space, ineffability, paradoxicality, sacredness, noetic quality, and positive mood.
It is the paradoxicality rightly associated with masking--that phenomenon invoked by Bergman's title--by David Napier (Napier 1-29).
is susceptible of any determinate answer whatsoever--is rather the infinite paradoxicality of its essential non-essentiality and the infinite negation of its relation to its own identity and affirmation.
Livingstone's is a world persistent in its determination to evoke the planet's beauty and its concomitant squalor through the ambiguity and paradoxicality of the truths he uncovers.
Barton Palmer writes of Jones's concluding lines, a crucial aspect of the novel: "the paradoxicality of this concluding proviso, it seems, reflects not only the necessary subjective nature of individual experience.
The result is an interpretative stance that relishes in its own paradoxicality, and insists in subordinating the recognition of a transpersonal dimension in Dante's poetry to an intentional (i.