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POSIT

(Profiles for Open Systems Internetworking Technologies) A set of voluntary standards published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for network equipment purchased by the U.S. government. It is the successor to GOSIP.
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In these 10 short stories echoing techniques of Gabriel Marquez, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and others positing fantastical circumstances to treat aspects of common life and the workings of history in it, Le depicts unsettling questions and problems of modernity, in Vietnam and elsewhere.
In Heidegger's view, Nietzsche discloses that the positing of "value" requires a "point-of-view" conditioned by the "preservation-enhancement" of "life.
In other words, Otsuka "solves" the problems his theory of political legitimacy throws up by positing a nonconsensual government that would rule over the consensual ones.
Wollheim's account rests on positing an (invisible) internal spectator within the pictures whose role is, roughly put, to embody a sense of the inaccessibility of the depicted figure.