The real also possesses external existence; this presents itself arbitrarily, accidentality
, like in nature exist in no particular order trees, houses, plants.
In sum, "In the demonstration of the causal proposition, on the contrary, dependence is positively proved through the accidentality
of existence to the thing, and dependence on something else is proved through the priority of existence." Ibid., 148.
The event thus described acquires a quality of accidentality
and, as Maldonado puts, it "goes counter to the expected conceptualization." (See the discussion in Maldonado (1993: 551) of examples such as El tejado se llovio 'The ceiling got rained through' [lit.
When we think about knowledge, however, if we have learned our lessons from the Gettier literature, our focus turns elsewhere immediately: we think about the possibility of fortuitousness, of accidentality
, of being right only by chance.
A textual distribution suggestive of systematicity rather than of accidentality
, the church gets" invoked twice squarely in the middle of the story.
It is not easy to explicate the notion of accidentality
A second important aspect to Stiegler's thesis is his understanding of technics as accidentality
. In part Stiegler explains this allegorically through the myth of Prometheus and Epimetheus.
In existence that obtains, there are three types of containers: (1) the container (wi'[a.bar]) of an existence that has extension and is in flux and a non-existence that is continuous and has extension that belong to mutable entities insofar as they are mutable in time (z[a.bar]man); (2) container of a pure existence that is preceded by pure non-existence and that transcends the horizon of extension and non-existence and belongs to immutahies insofar as they arc immutable while embracing actuality is perpetuity (dahr); (3) container of a pure Real immutable Existence absolutely devoid of accidentality
of change and transcendent above any sense of being preceded by nonexistence, pure and sheer activity, is eternity (sarmad).