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paralogy

(1) Paralogia, see there.  
(2) Paralogism, see there.

par·a·lo·gi·a

, paralogism , paralogy (par'ă-lō'jē-ă, pă-ral'ŏ-jizm, -jē)
False reasoning, involving self-deception.
[G. paralogia, a fallacy, fr. para, beside, + logos, reason]
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Lyotard posits paralogy, rather than analogy, as the goal of discussion, whereby all actors in a given conversation would see as the goal of that conversation not agreement on a particular subject or idea, but rather a mutual awareness of the heterogeneity of rules at play in that discussion.
Paralogy and orthology in the Malvaceae rpb2 gene family: investigation of gene duplication in Hibiscus.
Yet it is flexible enough to avoid the pitfalls of the universalism of the classical humanist inspired humanities, chiefly I would argue, because of the formal flexibility of the open logic of paralogy.
Plurality or Paralogy is no longer just a description of the actual existential condition in which dialogue happens, but posited as a rule, an end of dialogue to replace the search for consensus (See Lyotard 1987, 88) and harmony.
Lyotard's insistence on paralogy and attending to truth on an individual, local scale finds deft instantiation in Goto's narrative about narrative, about our vicarious experience of the past, and about translations between languages, between idiolect and sociolect, and between fictional versions of the truth.
The taxonomic position of hystricognaths has also been described by comparative analyses of mitochondrial genes, which are orthologous across species (as opposed to potential paralogy among members of nuclear gene families) and which demonstrate higher rates of evolution than nuclear genes.
Language games call for an alternative kind of legitimation: paralogy.
Jean-Francois Lyotard contends that there is no solid management science to legitimate leadership decisions -- that leadership is merely paralogy (i.
Both of these quotations describe the paralogy of Jean-Francois Lyotard (Jameson 157; Connor 34).
Loytard's Paralogy and Rorty's Pluralism: Their Differences and Pedagogical Implications.
According to Patterson (1988: 611), "orthology is the molecular equivalent of classical homology and paralogy is the molecular equivalent of homonomy.