transvaluation love

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  • n. A second or subsequent valuation made using a different standard or principle

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Examples

  • I think a global economic transvaluation is currently underway.

    Matthew Yglesias » Accounting Identities and Straussian Economics

  • Further, he had to secure that men should begin the rethinking of all life -- personal, social, and national -- from the very foundations, on new lines -- what is called a transvaluation of all values.

    The Jesus of History

  • Further, he had to secure that men should begin the rethinking of all life ” personal, social, and national ” from the very foundations, on new lines ” what is called a transvaluation of all values.

    The Jesus of History

  • He was not conscious of this transvaluation of values that had taken place in him, and was unaware that the light that shone in his eyes when he looked at her was quite the same light that shines in all men's eyes when the desire of love is upon them.

    Chapter 7

  • Through his brain was running a phrase of the mad philosopher -- "the transvaluation of values."

    THE STAMPEDE TO SQUAW CREEK

  • For my mind had leaped to a star-cool altitude and grasped a passionless transvaluation of values.

    Chapter 23: The People of the Abyss

  • It was a hermetic, sectarian microcosm, with some creepy resemblances to the sectarian ultra-Left (the transvaluation of generally accepted standards, the air of righteousness misunderstood, the conviction of ultimate triumph) that with some exceptions produced what Iverson rightly calls boneless, bloodless music.

    All the Things You Are

  • It seemed to indicate a perverse transvaluation of civic values and to reveal the radically bloated self-importance not merely of a single company, but, more broadly, of industry, commerce, and the economic sphere of our national life.

    Tom Morris: If Aristotle Ran General Motors

  • German Romantic thought sought to overcome the "human drive for fixity ... that must, finally be relinquished if man is to realize what Nietzsche, in a moment of neo-Romantic illumination, called 'the transvaluation of values,' that is, the equal and absolute value of everything" (McCort 23).

    Enlightenment East and West: An Introduction to Romanticism and Buddhism

  • It is not exactly transvaluation of all values but a chaotic and anarchic vehemence against hierarchy that is at play.

    Archive 2008-11-01

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