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anterior

1. Zoology of or near the head end
2. Botany (of part of a flower or leaf) situated farthest away from the main stem
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anterior

[an′tir·ē·ər]
(zoology)
Situated near or toward the front or head of an animal body.
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The external factors that influenced or limited the advances of the TTC in both the NTIs are: intellectual anteriority, innovations, market, public policies and society.
This dual emphasis proposes the anteriority of the death drive to the archive.
Thus, she thinks the way out is firstly to acknowledge a definitive future anteriority, a "to comeness" and a "will have happened" quality.
From this reviewer's perspective, the differences in interpretation of the opposition in question are not dramatic, though, with different focus on anteriority vs.
That convergence will itself become a moment of anteriority, out of which other translational and interpretational structures or figures will emerge.
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The point is not that Defoe's readers are wrong in their characterization of the uses to which casuistry or the state of necessity are put in his work; rather, the problem is that the very language of "circumstances" and "cases" presupposes necessity as an objective and clearly demarcated site, a kind of mythical anteriority where one might, by good or ill, find oneself.
While aval is often glossed as "feminine" it also implies ideas of beginning, birth, anteriority, internality.
Timelessness, anteriority and futurity are also at work in the rendering of Intruder in the Dust's Negro plowman, as I will explore presently, yet what is fundamental in the scene's invocation of the 1934 image is the iconicity of the black agricultural laborer.
Materialism does not mean the priority or anteriority of the body over thought, but the expressive power of the body to pass from silence to the production of sense beyond the established image of thought: being as voice and vital clamor.' Van Tuinen, Sjoerd, 'Deleuze: Speculative and Practical Philosphy', forthcoming in Armen Avanessian & Suhail Malik (eds.), Genealogies of Speculation.