In contrast, Savigny's historical rationalism retrojects
itself upon the past to exercise a method of selective control that changes the normative and pragmatic impact that traditions (as nomoi) could be expected to have over modi vivendi, were they unaided by legal science.
The question of historical priority --whether Plato worked from a Spartan model, or whether Plutarch retrojects
Platonic ideals onto the historical past--will not be considered in this paper.
The genealogies accounting for the historical and ideological factors leading to this imposition may vary in detail, but the basic contention such critics share is that its ascendancy is emblematic of a failure and an eclipse, an ill-fated fall into a metaphysical picture that retrojects
a set of considerations about God and cosmic origins that the biblical narratives do not raise and cannot be legitimately enlisted for support.
If both the poem and its protagonist seem to end where they began, the circle they describe is a circle with a twist, a Mobius strip that turns the inner self into a surface and then retrojects
that manifest identity into the human being as its essential nature.
9) Dionysius is legitimating Romulus founder of Rome and retrojects
important changes in the succeeding seven centuries back onto the original laws set out by the founder.
This is an extraordinarily radical statement that de facto retrojects
(another Marxian movement
modern history into biblical times: "God blessed Jacob and changed his name to Israel.
In this way, it effectively retrojects
Bellamy's Industrial Army into citizens' formative years.
Here, the SeCo (the attractor basin) retrojects
its meaning back to the subject from some point in the subject's future; it is thus appropriate to refer to this dynamic as instantiating a retroactive influence.
38) That call retrojects
a past that becomes the basis for enlightenment's building toward an enlightened future.
To make that case is doubly wrong for it retrojects
modern assumptions about religion into that earlier era as well as misrepresenting or distorting the unequivocal evidence to the contrary available from that era.
7) Cicero is not uncritical of this version of events either, but his criticism points in a different direction from that of modern historians: he believes not that this account retrojects
provocatio to an earlier period, but rather that it dates provocatio too late; in his view there was already a right of appeal (provocatio) from the decisions of the kings.