theories and experiments in the language game of paralogy
to produce new
" is a term borrowed from biological sciences that infers a biological or morphological similarity without implying homology or similarity of function.
Krisko et al., "Phyletic profiling with cliques of orthologs is enhanced by signatures of paralogy
relationships," PLoS Computational Biology, vol.
(32.) On eclecticism, see Jean-Francois Lyotard, 'Answering the Question: What is Postmodernism?' , in The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge , Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi (trans), Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1984, p76; and on the critical function of paralogy
, see, in that volume, pp6067.
Available data includes DNA sequences (from databases including the EMBL-Bank, Genome Reviews, and ENSEMBL); protein sequences (from databases including the UniProt Knowledgebase and IPI); statistical genome and proteome analysis (performed using InterPro, C1uSTr, and GOA); and information about orthology, paralogy
, and synteny.
and proposed classification for paralog subtypes.
, concerted evolution, intragenic polymorphism), these regions have been successfully used in resolving palm phylogenetic relationships especially at lower taxonomic levels (Lewis & Doyle, 2001, 2002; Gunn, 2004; Bayton, 2005; Roncal et al., 2005a; Thomas et al., 2006; Loo et al., 2006; Norup et al., 2006; Trenel et al., 2007).
Keywords: humanities, humanism, legitimation, sciences, narrative, paradox, paralogy
, identity, postmodernism.
The knowledge contract encompasses all forms of labor including immaterial labor and "nonmodern practices," Bruno Latour's term for a broad range of work that includes "paralogy
, lore, intellectual projects, alternative discourses, vernacular exchanges, community service, and collaborative projects" (65).
Lyotard's notion of "paralogy
," of ethics as produced by dissension rather than agreement, is problematic: "To privilege difference against totality is to keep the opposition in place" (Differences 48).
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.