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Qu'on l'admette ou qu'on le dénie, chacun despatched bien qu'à présent l'avenir de los angeles vie terrestre se trouve mis en jeu dans une urgence inouïe. Et chacun sait que, depuis los angeles séquence historique qui s'est engagée en 2007 et qui paraît avoir déclenché ce qu'on appellerait en body nucléaire une réaction en chaîne, chaque pas compte et semble se surcharger systémiquement de conséquences très difficilement réversibles - sinon absolument irréversibles. Cette crise est sans précédent d'abord en cela. Si krisis signifie bien et d'abord décision, elle est critique comme jamais : elle révèle que le destin humain - qui est un destin inéluctablement approach et technologique - est pharmacologique au sens où, en grec, le pharmakon est à los angeles fois le remède et le poison. Le pharmakon est à los angeles fois ce qui permet de prendre soin et ce dont il faut prendre soin - au sens où il faut y faire realization: c'est une puissance healing dans los angeles mesure et los angeles démesure où c'est une puissance destructrice. Tel est aussi le feu dans los angeles mythologie grecque. Devenu technologie industrielle, le pharmakon est de nos jours hégémoniquement contrôlé par l'économie, c'est-à-dire par le advertising, et c'est une calamité. Cet état de fait, qui a installé une économie de l'incurie génératrice d'une bêtise systémique, signifie que l. a. query du soin - que l'on appelle aussi le care - est une affaire d'économie politique, et non seulement d'éthique.

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In the course of interpretation, we should take care not to treat metaphors as literal claims and not to confuse a metaphorical use of a word with an ambiguous one. When Shakespeare’s Romeo attempts to express the beauty of his lover, Juliet, he says, ‘My love is a rose’; this is intended as a metaphor that ascribes some of the characteristics of the secondary connotation of ‘rose’ to her – its beauty, fragility and sweetness – and is not ambiguous between literal and metaphorical meanings of ‘rose’.

She never closes the door behind her. There are adequate computing facilities in fewer than half of the country’s schools. • He always writes his own speeches. • Most women would choose to stay at home with their children if they could afford to. There are three potential problems with quantifiers: 1 Speakers and writers don’t always use quantifiers with sufficient precision, so that the proposition they intend to convey is unclear and open to misinterpretation and rhetorical abuse. ’ You don’t agree and you mention an exception – Fergie Footballer receives only his (admittedly relatively generous) footballer’s salary, with no extra money from endorsing sports shoes or shirts.

35–36, for further discussion of such cases). These examples language and rhetoric 33 demonstrate how widespread and common ambiguity and vagueness are and the extent to which they frustrate our attempts clearly to understand others and to communicate clearly ourselves. Primary and secondary connotation The rich secondary connotation of some words provides a further source of vagueness. Every ordinary noun and every adjective – ‘elephant’, ‘immoral’, ‘company’, ‘stupid’ – has a range of things to which it applies: the extension of the term.

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