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Bargains a historical past of the philosophy of time and a comparability of the methods of conceiving the temporal, targeting eu philosophy and its impression the relationship among time and cash in Western civilization. Analyzes the social and political strategies keen on conceptions of time in ancien
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How can the limits of something that has no limits be defined? ) Is this because "those who maintain the infinite series destroy the good... 10 It is tempting to say that from the Aristotelian perspective this problem is posed for every art and every technique. 4,5 We are obliged to return to the letter of the text of the Politics if we wish to grasp the disjunctive function in action as it works out the triage between the no-place of chrematistics and the hearth of economics: [Exchange] arises at first from what is natural, from the circumstance that some have too little, others too much.
Thus we can verify that "the buying power of money expresses the temporal dimension of circulation when it takes the C-M-C form... Consequently, the ambivalence of money is expressed by the irremediably conventional character of all measures of its buying power. "17 In this use of money to speculate on a future result, "forever banking upon future profits" (Marc Bloch) rather than discharging the accounts of need, the emporos (the sea merchant, who is never mentioned here) has nothing to begrudge the kapelos.
68 Right up until the substratum is taken into account, the movement of the text is produced on the basis of an aporetic reasoning, an aporia whose formal deconstruction is operated, modeled, in an important passage from the Topica (V, 9, 138 b27-37). "70 Here, we can recognize that paradox of predication that forms what is properly called Aristotelian ontology, its "pure thought," which presents itself as writing that investigates the real only with book I of the Physics, whose systematic chains of reasoning it articulates in their critical gesture.