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- n. Plural form of historicity.
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The aesthetics of symbolic formulation may also factor in here, requiring societies where Romantic characters can engage in Romantic plots against Romantic backdrops, leading to even worse nonsense -- idealisation, for example, of the ethical historicities of warrior castes.
Rather, the great or authentic works for Heidegger's aesthetic, like aesthetic systems as such, necessarily includes a normative moment are those whose vocation consists in holding the two incommensurable dimensions apart and in allowing us thereby to glimpse them simultaneously in all their scandalous irreconcilability: to grasp Earth or Matter in all its irreducible materiality, even and particularly there where we have been thinking about it in terms of meaning and human and social events: and to grasp World or History in its most fundamental historicities even where we have been assuming it to be inert nature or nonsocial landscape.
i first became aware of fictive historicities when, as a child, i stumbled upon the dictionary of the kazars. i assumed that in it outlandishness the kazars must be an invented people. later, when i discovered they actually existed, i was struck by how fluidly the author of that text had migrated such fantastic elements into our existant world ... thanks for a great post. i look forward to reading more, pol rosenthal