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illusory

(i-loo′sŏ-rē) [L. illusorius, mocking, ironic]
Pert. to or causing an illusion; misleading; deceptive.
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Why Illusoriness May Cause Developed Countries 1196
A causality illusoriness Let us discuss now the difference of the properties of time in TTh and SR resulting from the difference of the ways of the clock synchronizing.
Borges's evocation of Schopenhauer's thought, with its belief in the illusoriness of all individuals, is particular problematic in the context of "Deutsches Requiem" because we are dealing with a clear historical event (denunciation of the Nazi horror).
As a coda to the book, he draws on contemporary interpretations of quantum theory and Buddhist logics of illusoriness to propose a move beyond materialist, closed frameworks, towards openness to possibility and a weaning away from the search for a reified "world."
For both the Spanish and the English poet there could not but be an essential illusoriness in reality" (Abel 78).
Brecht explains how "deception and errors" are self-evident: when correct sentences are placed alongside incorrect ones, ruptures appear in the context of the incorrect sentences and thus expose the illusoriness of their correctness (Schriften 2 89-90).
However, by interweaving Ximen Qing's meteoric rise to political power and his frenzied sexual conquest with the post-mortem rites dedicated to the recently deceased, the specter of death hovers persistently over Ximen Qing's ever-expanding of desire and consequently points to the illusoriness of his perceived reality.
Theodor Adorno wrote that modern art "wants to shake off its illusoriness like an animal trying to shake off its antlers"; so too, in Douthat's telling, do various "pseudo Christianities" respond to modern challenges by shaking off mysteries and paradoxes, from the incarnation to the resurrection.
The result of obtruding a transtextual voice or its surrogate into the fabricated spectacle, of projecting the artist-audience relationship within the constructed scene, is to draw attention to the limits of representation and even the illusoriness of its objects.
While the philosophers of India and Greece were meditating on the illusoriness or the eternity of the cosmic process, the prophets of Israel were affirming the moral purpose in history and were interpreting the passing events of their age as the revelation of the divine will." (36) Christianity grew out of this radically historico-centric view of reality, and based itself not on a mythological figure or abstract cosmic principles, but on a historic person, Jesus Christ.
Frederic Schroeder has discussed one particular relation between philosophy and literature (26) that argues for the adoption in Vergil's stoic epic, of avocatio, which in Philodemus and Lucretius is the therapeutic technique for establishing proper moral perspective through distance and thus suitable deliverance from the illusoriness of passion and achievement of the moral freedom of apatheia.
I touch on the illusoriness of competence in D Webb 'Civil Advocacy and the Dogma of Adversarialism' (2004) 7 Legal Ethics 210-230.