irreconcilability


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Related to irreconcilability: inconvenient, undeterred, scrutinised, lankier, broke down

ir·rec·on·cil·a·ble

 (ĭ-rĕk′ən-sī′lə-bəl, ĭ-rĕk′ən-sī′-)
adj.
Impossible to reconcile: irreconcilable differences.
n.
1. A person, especially a member of a group, who will not compromise, adjust, or submit.
2. One of two or more conflicting ideas or beliefs that cannot be brought into harmony.

ir·rec′on·cil′a·bil′i·ty n.
ir·rec′on·cil′a·bly adv.
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Taken together, these insistent materialities demonstrate "the irreconcilability of the object world and those who have been objectified in late capitalism to subsumption under the logic of subjective control" (87).
Stanislaw Baraiiczak, in his introduction to his English co-translation of the sixteenth-century Polish poet Jan Kochanowski's Laments, (3) observed that the poems might not have been written "had the urgency and intensity" of Kochanowski's "conflict"--from the irreconcilability of his intellectual practice and his personal grief after the death of his two-year-old daughter Ursula--"not found their match in the creative ability and technical accomplishment" of the poet.
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Aquinas gives the metaphysical framework in which to solve Sidgwick's worry over the "dualism of practical reason," or the apparent irreconcilability between practical reason's inclinations toward self-interest and general benevolence.
Sommer equates Kugel's view on the irreconcilability of traditional Judaism and biblical scholarship to sticking one's head in the sand; "A Jew whose intellect believes that biblical criticism makes valid claims, bur whose religious self pretends otherwise .
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suggest the irreconcilability of individual and communal identity" (p.
While Banks and Alexander leave open the possibility for what they describe as local and individualized (that is, non-programmatic) "queer guerrilla tactics" which WPAs may be in a position to support and encourage (97), and while Alexander and Rhodes leave open and attempt, yet again, to forge spaces for queer writing and writing instruction, I would actually like to stick much more stickily with the impossibility and irreconcilability these authors initially posit, and suggest that the potential irreconcilability between queer or queer theory and writing program administration need not trouble us overmuch; that perhaps reconciliation should trouble us more.