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duplex

A building separated into two homes.
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Hegel, the most important point of departure for this discussion of philosophical style, writes derogatorily in The Phenomenology of Spirit about the kind of philosophical writing "that is neither fish nor flesh, neither poetry nor philosophy." (5) Kierkegaard uses the same metaphor: the "duplexity" of young Plato's work is to be understood "much as the flying fish in relation to fish and birds" (XIII, 112).
Kierkegaard-research, too, has noted this duplexity of Beweisfiihrung and Bezauberung.
Ever precise, Steinberg will call it "duplexity." The word is unusual, but the concept is so fundamental that one wonders why this lexical choice finds no everyday application.