n.1.Quality of being subject.
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Educational philosopher Gert Biesta (2013) acknowledges that content knowledge, skills, and competences are essential in anyone's education, but he also recognizes the "domain of subjectification, which has to do with the interest of education in the "subjectivity or 'subjectness' of those we educate ...
I have emphasized how Foucault's interest in environmentally can be advanced in the context of smart cities to consider how distributions of power within and through environments and environmental technologies are performative of the operations of citizenship--rather than of the individual subjectness of citizenship.
What facilitates or inhibits digital communication, the autonomous-interdependent subjectness of the users?
Zigmunt Bauman explains this phantasmatic identification of the consumer with the commodity: "in the society of consumers no one can become a subject without first turning into commodity, and no one can keep his or her subjectness secure without perpetually resuscitating, resurrecting and replenishing the capacities expected and required of a sellable commodity" (12).
It would seem that second transcendence in its ineradicable recalcitrance to complete objectification, is pointed beyond both objectness and subjectness to transobjective and transsubjective transcendence ([T.sup.3])" (pp.
relative to subjectness, the quality of subject, is different from shukanteki: subjective, i.e.
Perceiving the acrobat's loss of subjectness, the spectators experienced their own loss of concept, a loss of the symbolic, that is, a loss of self (Mead, 1934; Lacan, 1977).
It also related to a construct of social order since the "true" nature ("true" subjectness) of goldsmiths reflected in an ascribed social position (the feudal craft gild) was held to be confused and displaced through their relationship with money.
Charity does not dissolve into its predicates but maintains a concrete "subjectness." Whereas "knowledge" is an empty term unless one knows what the knowledge is of, unless one knows its object, the term "charity" taken by itself carries the full definitional weight of a fundamental personal and social attitude.