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Technologies of Critique$
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Willy Thayer

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780823286744

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823286744.001.0001

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Hyperbole

Hyperbole

Chapter:
10 Hyperbole
Source:
Technologies of Critique
Author(s):

Willy Thayer

, John Kraniauskas
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823286744.003.0010

This chapter highlights the question concerning the sovereignty of the principles of the understanding in the Cartesian text that initiates the hyperbolic turbulence of sovereignty that could create the principles and conditions of the understanding as the limits of a non-sovereign imagination subject to another sovereignty. It talks about turbulence that refers to the theological question of God as a poetic genius or miracle that without principles or rule gives or takes the rule. Hyperbolic turbulence appears in the constellation of tensions that the text itself sets out in the relation between finite understanding, infinite will, and imagination. The chapter also discusses the constellation of tensions that counterbalance each other in the suspension of judgment. The hyperbolic question concerning the sovereignty of the understanding installs the suspension of judgment in the text as a state of exception within the regime of production of the understanding.

Keywords:   sovereignty, Cartesian text, hyperbolic turbulence, constellation, tensions, hyperbole

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