|Similarity: conformity of one or more - but not all - properties of two or more objects._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
|Foucault I 85
Similarity/Descartes/DescartesVsSimilarity/Foucault: other type of criticism, confused mixture that needs to be analyzed in terms of identity/difference, measure, order.
Descartes does not reject comparisons.
Transitivity (a = c) is only possible through comparisons.
Any knowledge through comparisons.
Only two forms of comparison: measure and order.
Units and multiplicities can be measured, i.e. continuous and discontinuous units. Order. ((s) without reference to externalities): from inside out.
Measure ((s): from outside to inside (>division)._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The Order of Things: An Archaeology of Human Sciences 1994
Archäologie des Wissens Frankfurt/M. 1981