complanation

complanation

(ˌkɒmpləˈneɪʃən)
n
the act of flattening or making level
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Early works of analysis include such topics as the binomial theorem and as a consequence from it the polynomial theorem, purely analytic proof of the theorem and three problems of rectification, complanation and cubature ("as a sample of a complete organization of the science of space"), with later analysis and the infinite represented by pure theory of numbers, theory of functions and improvements, and paradoxes of the infinite.
The Franco-Maghrebin male cultural worker produces rather a robust and affirmative case of the explaint, the complanation.
A student of cultural politics can, however, lodge an explaint and at once advance a complanation.
The performative, dependent as it is upon social convention, has something like a relationship with the explaints and complanations - absolution by accusing knowledge - that a "multicultural subject"(1) is obliged to utter on the occasion of psychoanalysis as ethico-cultural practice.
Let me give you in a few words the nature of these explaints and complanations, banal alas, but "true," easy to mouth or even to know, but hard to learn.
On the way to my own conclusion, I will construct a counter-point of moves, haphazardly, as hazard happens, following chance by choice: explaints, therefore, and complanations.