Hawk – Entelechy and Identity

The Aristotelian concept of `entelechy, as an aim contained within the entity, is essentially a biological analogy. It is the title for the fact that the seed `implicitly contains' a future conforming to its nature, if the external conditions ditions necessary to such unfolding and fulfillment occur in the right order. Were you to think... Continue Reading →

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Constitutive Rhetoric – constitutive of whom?

I was wondering if there was any framework or strategy for rhetorically analyzing identity formation, so I typed "rhetorical analysis of identity." The second thing that popped up was a wikipedia article on constitutive rhetoric. Curious, I clicked on it and began reading. It became very confusing to me because the pronouns that they use... Continue Reading →

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