Conjuration


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Conjuration

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Calling up spirits/entities in Ceremonial Magic. This is done using various Words of Power; sacred words and the names of god, angels, and archangels. A complete ceremony is needed to accomplish the conjuration of an entity, and requires great deal of careful and detailed preparation.

Conjuration is not done in Witchcraft, since nothing is ever called forth. All are in the Wiccan circle of their own free will.

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Aiming at the same time to develop further and to criticize the spectral conjuration of ideology proposed by Derrida, Slavoj Zizek's considerations expressed one year after Derrida's book opened new possibilities for the critique of ideology.
In the double movement that Derrida teases out, a conjuration calls forth that which it would lay to rest (50, 58-59).
With Gordon's suggestion that "we have to learn how to conjure in an evocative and compelling way," conjuration actually produces something other than haunting (22).
Tribout's book slightly revises--and significantly expands on--Jean Lafond's article-length study, "L'lmaginaire de la conjuration dans la litterature francaise du XVIIe siecle," published in 1996 in the collection Complots et conjurations dans l'Europe moderne (eds.
However, his stories also illustrate the ways in which the characters of these folk tales utilize symbolic forms and practices such as conjuration in establishing personal agency and challenging racial proscriptions.
Une nouvelle Constitution, a cette phase critique, ne serait pas dans l'interet de l'Egypte[beaucoup plus grand que], souligne-t-il, a la lumiere de la conjuration des sceptiques et les pratiques de certaines parties pour combattre les influences malefiques
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Conjuration as opposed to complete identification is to be favoured on the basis of the sceptical contention regarding the role of empathy in literature.
5) Hence Derrida's ethico-political message in this work is that the spectre must not be made present through exorcism, conjuration or ontologisation, as the latter would entail the dissolution of the spectre's spectrality, the effacement of "the heterogeneity of the other" (Derrida 1994: 29), and the deactivation of its liberating potential.
To conduct this exorcism, Edgeworth employs the strategy of conjuration that, as Derrida has noted in Specters of Marx, always fails since it invokes or conjures up the very specter that it seeks to conjure away.
A fantasy is, in principle, a controlled and volitional conjuration.
In the beginning of Sweet England, an unemployed man whose background, indeed whose name is never certain (we are told only that he is a "mess of wounds") appears, with the thin stability of a conjuration, by a pub in north London.