It's difficult to tell when this anachronism is deliberate, and when it is merely a lack of writerly control.
It could help to deflect the usual charges of anachronism and unfamiliarity with the period.
The claim put forward here is that all these kinds of anachronism , good and bad, were grounded in a common way of thinking about artifacts and have to be dealt with together.
The problem here - as with so much popular and scholarly debate on his work - is one of conceptual anachronism .
In the course of discussing this last category, he directly engaged the topic of anachronism .
I delivered a paper on anachronism and identification in Aristotle and Freud a million years ago at a conference in New York.
Instead, he decided that anachronism would be a major theme and encouraged the actors to avoid affecting British accents.
He must also ask this question to avoid the error of anachronism (or ‘presentism’ as some historians call it).
Within the substitutional mode, anachronism was neither an aberration nor a mere rhetorical device, but a structural condition of artifacts.
This awkward anachronism came about when a couple of hundred prefabricated bungalows, built to house workers on an irrigation project in the 1960s, fell into disuse.