In the Christian contemplative tradition there is the ancient practice of anachoresis
, a monastic form of withdrawal.
Blouin treats two phenomena in two chapters, anachoresis
and the boukoloi uprising.
(2,32,35) Other routes are exposed dentinal tubules; direct pulpal exposure; restorative procedures; lateral canals of teeth with periodontal involvement; and entry into the systemic circulation, known as anachoresis
. (2,36) The most common route of contamination is dental caries, inducing successive inflammatory responses in the pulp tissue, ending with pulp necrosis if appropriate therapeutic measures are not adopted.
La ocupacion de si compromete el cultivo del cuerpo, el ponerse en contacto consigo mismo, el prepararse para la vida adulta y para la muerte, especie de vigilancia medica permanente o una suerte de ser medico de si mismo para curar las afecciones del alma, el permanecer silencioso y atento a escuchar, una anachoresis
o retiro espiritual en si mismo, no olvidar que el respeto a uno mismo significa respeto a los otros, hacerse cargo de uno mismo que conlleva hacrse cargo del projimo (33,34).
Tziafas, Experimental bacterial anachoresis
in dog dental pulps capped with calcium hydroxide," J Endod, 1989; 15: 591-95.
(2) In Comment vivre ensemble, Barthes's "simulations romanesques de quelques espaces quotidiens" are mapped onto a corpus of five main texts, chosen to represent contrasting geographical and social locations: the bourgeois apartment building (Pot-Bouille), the sanatorium-hotel (The Magic Mountain), the desert (Palladius, Histoire Lausiaque), the desert island (Robinson Crusoe), the solitary room (La Sequestree de Poitiers); the two poles of the paradigm vivre ensemble / vivre seul are tracked through thirty arbitrarily ordered "traits" or "figures" (Akedia, Anachoresis
, Animaux, Athos, Autarcie, and so on).
Batesian mimicry, nocturnal activity and anachoresis
Athanasius, in his Vita Antonii, describes Antony's spiritual journey as an anachoresis
a sequence of withdrawals from the world.
Many ascetics remained in or near inhabited areas to pursue the ideal of anachoresis
, literally "withdrawal." In the fourth century, however, some Egyptian ascetics "translated" this ethical stance of separation into a "radical reality" of spatial withdrawal to the remote desert.
He seemed to be an anachoresis
of a well-known twentieth-century bit of wisdom: "You can never be too thin or too rich." An even stranger phenomenon was the decadent mono-chromaticism of his face, from the dark violet shades beneath his eyes and in his sunken cheeks to the gentlest of lilac pastels of his suit.