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Definition of the noun Agonistics

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  1. The range of activities associated with aggressive encounters between members of the same species, including threat, attack, appeasement, or retreat.

Specialised definition of the noun Agonistics

Glossary of sports

the competitive events of ancient Greece. The sport disciplines of the competition, called Agon, were divided into three main groups: gymnastic (physical), hippo (with the horse), and artistic. These types of disciplines formed the basic program of most ancient sport festivals. The gymnastic and hippo agonistics, called athletics, were practiced for the most part professionally (until the time of the Roman emperors), and were rewarded with material privileges for the victors. The "agon principle" stands for the performance and competition principle, which is an essential element of sport. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

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Google previewDeleuze and Theology (2012)

by Christopher Ben Simpson

the spark of light has become trapped in the dissembling medium of material; hence the lower agonistics is a continuation of the highest breach within divinity';. 69 Deleuze's movement of actualization in which, as Anthony Paul Smith writes, ...

Google previewThe Mother of the Lord (2012)

Volume 1: The Lady in the Temple by Margaret Barker

the spark of light has become trapped in the dissembling medium of material; hence the lower agonistics is a continuation of the highest breach within divinity';. 69 Deleuze's movement of actualization in which, as Anthony Paul Smith writes, ...

Google previewHegel and Legal Theory (2014)

by Drucilla Cornell, Michel Rosenfeld, David Gray Carlson

As presented by Lyotard, linguistic and social agonistics is a radical counterpoint to Hegelian philosophy — which is treated as a pillar of one of the great metanarratives or legitimating stories of modernity: the story of the dialectic of " spirit" and ...

Google previewMemory as a Moral Decisión

The Role of Ethics in Organizational Culture by Steven Paul Feldman

Thus, agonistics is a one-sided attempt at decentralization that will break down civility or be reversed through corporate manipulation. Perhaps more than anyone else, it has been Jacques Derrida who has sensitized organizational theorists to ...

Google previewPerson, Grace, and God (2007)

by Philip A. Rolnick

the conflict ceases — agonistics is a founding principle. Lyotard sees language games as the minimum relation required for social existence. In these games we find a nexus of constant communication flow made up of senders, addressees, ...

Google previewDictionary of phrase and fable. [A dictionary of English literature] by W.D. Adams, with additions (1885)

AGONISTICS. AJAX. means Samson wrestling with adversity — Samson combating with trouble. (Greek, agoni'zomai, to combat, to struggle.) Agonis'tica. The disciples of Dona'- tus. Ag'ony properly means contention in the athletic: games ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Critical Theory (2010)

by Ian Buchanan

The resulting image of society, which Lyotard terms 'realism', is that of an agonistics or even a polemics in which each language game must compete for legitimacy. Unable to appeal to pre-existing grand narratives for its legitimacy, knowledge ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, 3 Volume Set (2015)

by Gianpietro Mazzoleni

Agonistics: Thinking the world politically. London, UK: Verso. Putnam, R. D. ( 2000). Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Sandel, M. (2012). What money can't buy: The moral limits ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

sciolistic sensualistic simplistic socialistic solecistìc somnambulistic sophistic spiritualistic stylistic syllogistìc Synchronistic talmudistic theistic theochristic touristic tritheistic unionistic universalistîc agonistics mystìcs sphragistics statistics visti] ...

Google previewDictionary of Christianity (2013)

by J.C. Cooper

Agonistics. A group of roving DONAT1STS in Africa in the early 4th century. The name means 'Champinns' (of Christl. They committed acts of vinlence and were called Circumcellinns hy the Catholics hecause they wandered among the ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

AGONISTICS, ag-o-nistfiks, n. The art and theory of games and prize-fighting. AGONY, ag'o-ni, ». A violent struggle : pain that causes writhing : extreme suffering. [Gr. agonia, agony, a struggle — agon, contest.] ...

Google previewSupplement to Craig's universal dictionary (1864)

Agonistics, ag-o-nis'tiks, s. pi. In Church history, the disciples of Donatus. Agood, a-gtid', ad. In earnest. Agraphous, agfra-fus, a. (agros, land, and ph.w>, to grow naturally, Gr.) Growing wild ; uncultivated. Aguapecaca, ag-w#'pe-kak-a, s. (Port.) ...

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