78) With regard to human origins, the de novo creation of Adam is an ancient origins science based on the retrojection
of an ancient phenomenological perspective of taxonomy.
That historiographic lapse is a retrojection
of a post-Chalcedonian expression onto a pre-Chalcedonian conversation.
3) To interpret the kinds of ancestral statements presented by the arche-fossil, the correlationist irremediably commits a twofold retrojection
and doubling of their meaning: the correlationist will first retroject the conditions active for a subject now onto an ancestral past such that any conceivable event--past, present, or future--must conform to the modes of subjective representation; and second, the correlationist interprets the content of an ancestral statement as objectively true (yes, the evidence indicates that y event happened x years ago) with the addition of a formal 'codicil', that the ancestral statement is true only 'for humans' (AF 13/30).
21) In temporal terms, this figuration is thus both a projection and a retrojection
, a fact that Ambrose makes clear at De mysteriis 4.
The former engages in retrojection
, reading the contemporary feminist anger and combativeness into the ancient texts and seeing conspiratorial, and often misogynistic, purposes in any given text dealing with women or referring to matters of gender.
of the modern world's preoccupation with "communication" back into the period prior to (relatively) cheap printing and paper is an anachronism.
In particular, the notion of creating plants and animals "after their/its kinds" in Genesis 1 reflects the retrojection
of an ancient phenomenological perspective of living organisms.
He is undoubtedly correct that the figure of the Antichrist derives from the combat myths that were ubiquitous in the Mediterranean world and the Near East, but his retrojection
of the term Antichrist into the pre-Christian period blurs some significant distinctions.
His exegesis of the data is meticulous, avoiding any sort of retrojection
Census Bureau retrojections
of 1940 census data on education by age.
Where there are few corroborating transmission chains and ample incentive for the pseudepigraphical creation of prescriptive precedents, we have no way conclusively to distinguish many reports recalling historical Umayyad and pre-Umayyad events from instrumentalized retrojections
of the 'Abbasid period.