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  • n. The state or quality of being overdetermined


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overdetermine +‎ -ation


  • Thus re-worked, the idea of overdetermination can help us understand the meaning of such struggles, where the revolutionary situation does not 'mature' in one apocalyptic moment but proceeds through a series of protracted hegemonic struggles but where the political space is already divided into two camps.


  • And if you cannot think of a single way to work around a concept such as overdetermination, then perhaps you should stop writing articles and give up any notion of attempting to teach it to others.

    Wired Campus

  • [v] He called it the 'overdetermination' of contradictions.


  • Advocates of non-reductive physicalism argue that this kind of overdetermination is benign, on the grounds that the two causes are not ontologically distinct ” the non-physical cause isn't genuinely additional to the physical cause (nothing more is needed for your feelings than your brain states).


  • 7 For a use of the psychoanalytic concept of 'overdetermination' in political theory, see Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe,


  • "overdetermination" was almost never used in RCP party writings, but his concept consciously illuminated the approach of the RCP writers (including myself) to how to view the complex (and dialectical) linkages between "base" and "superstructure" in analyzing events.


  • In our previous chronicles of overdetermination, we've learned that everything makes you more likely to overeat and pretty much everything has more germs than a toilet seat.

    Divorce Studies: Everything Causes Splits

  • Oversimplification vs. overdetermination – these are very different propositions about what literary criticism is supposed to do, or not do, as you have it.

    Trilling on the Job of Literary Criticism: to recall variousness, possibility, complexity and difficulty

  • I think most financial commentators would go with the weaker position of overdetermination of causes.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Soros on Principles of Financial Regulation and Efficient Market Hypothesis:

  • In a sense the Saudade/event site relationship metaphorises this process, as well as some of the recombinative processes of trash fiction, and the cultural overdetermination process I mentioned above.

    Yatterings » Swinging the Light Fantastic – M. John Harrison interviewed


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