PSi Lexicon

Tag: German

der multiple Körper

der multiple Körper the multiple body   “Wenn man dich nach der Beschreibung eines Objekts fragt, so wirst du antworten, dass es sich um einen undurchdringlichen, beweglichen Körper mit Oberfläche, Form und Farbe handelt. Lässt man von der Definition allerdings alle diese Attribute weg, was bleibt dann von dieser imaginären Entität, die du Körper nennst?” […]

the multiple body

the multiple body English/German “If you are asked to describe an object, you answer that it is a body with a surface, impenetrable, shaped, coloured and movable. But substract all these adjectives from your definition and what is left of that imaginary being you call the body?” (Denis Diderot, Letters on the Deaf and Dumb) […]


thesaurus – system of an eternally multiplying system Thesaurus – System eines sich ewig multiplizierenden Systems   «The library is a sphere of which the real centre is any arbitrary hexagon, and whose extent is unfathomable» (Jorge Luis Borges, The Library of Babel) Jorge Luis Borges describes the library of Babel as an endlessly proliferating […]