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nonhistorical

(ˌnɒnhɪˈstɒrɪkəl)
adj
not historical; mythical
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Gould is not concerned with establishing a chronology: Writers and Rebels is explicitly not a history but a literary analysis, and Gould considers literary forms valid even if they "invert the historical record." The ethics and aesthetics reflected in Caucasian literature, she argues, help us understand and explain violence better than a strict historical analysis, since the latter's singular focus on causality ignores nonhistorical experiences (like miracles, mourning, or personal acts of redemption) that nevertheless shaped lifeworlds and framed violent acts.
Noah's Flood is one of the most important cosmic events in biblical history, (1) but current views remain highly polarized between "literal" interpretations of a global flood (2) and interpretations that see the account as largely nonhistorical, perhaps in the form of a parable.
Even though the understanding of our bodies changes from epoch to epoch, and even though how an age and a thinker understands being shifts, the inclusion of our animate, formed bodies and their needs introduces a nonhistorical element into fundamental ontology.
Though he addresses the criticisms from Marxists that poststructuralism is irredeemably ahistorical, Dass moves away from the analysis of steatopygia and amanuensis as rooted in South African history and uses them as examples of language's intrinsic (nonhistorical) inadequacy.
Among the limitations of this work is the fact that the instrument used to diagnose psychiatric comorbidities punctually investigated current and nonhistorical diagnoses, and it excluded diagnoses such as borderline personality disorder and somatoform disorders.
Either the pattern theorist explains the injustice in terms of some feature of the historical process that produced the distribution at the end of the story, or else the pattern theorist explains the injustice in terms of some nonhistorical feature of that distribution." (13) The former option unfortunately appeals to a historical conception of justice, which presumably violates the JRs endorsed by patterned theorists.
I recently self-published a book of my (nonmedical, nonhistorical) photographs through one such website and was quite gratified by the results.
6) identified four features that 'clearly distinguish historical from nonhistorical research designs'.
Nonhistorical use began early in the 17th century, and nowadays ostracism refers more generally to exclusion from a group by common consent.
This process of recovery inevitably calls on nonhistorical elements of reflection and judgment.
This phonological shift is a welcome relief to the abrasive nonhistorical traditional "Erasmian" pronunciation(s).
They may hold different views with regard to the teachings of the nonhistorical sciences; they may base their reasoning on a more or less complete familiarity with the records; they may differ in the understanding of the motives and aims of the acting men and of the means applied by them.