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Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
...5. udorinaE Max Hartmann’s Experiments on Biological Regulation in Protozoa, 1914–21 In 1917 the protozoologist Max Hartmann began writing a series of scientific communications that he collected under the general title “In- vestigations on the Morphology and...
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
... information. I argue that the new discursive regime did not simply replace an older one, but became superposed on existing layers of biophysical and biochemical terminology to form a hybrid discourse of per- vasive heuristic power. 8. he ConceptT of the Gene Molecular Biological Perspectives...
Published: 10 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376729-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7672-9
... Part I history and context Chapter 1 From Degeneration to Meeting Point Historical Views on Race, Mixture, and the Biological Diversity of the Brazilian Population Ricardo Ventura Santos...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386032-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8603-2
... 2. BIOLOGICAL DIFFERENCE Darwin claims that the dynamics of natural selection require individual di√erences, di√erences that can be ‘‘observed in the individuals of the same species inhabiting the same confined locality’’ (os 67). The ongoing produc...
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393849-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9384-9
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9798-4
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... body (the biological unconscious). This work is used to argue that rather than turning away from anatomy, feminist theorists could turn toward anatomy more attentively, particularly in order to see what minded capacities the biological periphery holds. The second half of the chapter looks at how...
Published: 16 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378259-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7825-9
Published: 27 October 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382317-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8231-7
Published: 16 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378259
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7825-9
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383222-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8322-2
... CHAPTER 11 Biologization Revisited: Kinship Theory in the Context of the New Biologies Sarah Franklin 6489 Franklin / RELATIVE VALUES / sheet 312 of 530...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... Chapter 3 broaches anxieties about biological reductionism that often motivate a cautionary orientation toward biology or lurk beneath a reluctance to draw on aspects of the biological sciences for thinking about cultural and political phenomena. The chapter refigures the nature of biological...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... unhuman, impotent and empty. The twin concepts of Blackness and Whiteness nourished European imperial and colonial projects to colonize, segregate, dehumanize, and partition. In France the formation of a racist consciousness underpinned by a biological discourse on race was developed deliberately in the...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... Social neuroscientists address kinship through biologically rooted, affective feelings of attachment, arguing that humans and other mammals experience sustained social bonds through the involvement of neural processes linked to affect and memory. They draw heavily from animal studies of the...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... In the decade since the completion of the Human Genome Project, biologists have increasingly described the relationships between biological objects (genes, proteins, small molecules, phenotypes) in terms of networks. This essay argues that a “networked” understanding of biology has become one of...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... engineers conduct in vitro experiments on selected aspects of in vivo biological phenomena, and examines them as participants in distributed cognitive systems. These devices serve as a site not only of simulation of biological processes but also of the researchers’ epistemic norms and values. Examining how...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... This chapter uses theories of autopoeisis as articulated by Niklas Luhmann to raise questions regarding the extent of our access to our environments, particularly the biological environment on which much of Malabou’s philosophy relies. Understood philosophically, poiesis demonstrates that there...
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By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Imperialism, both discursive and material, extended European rule over space-time, land and water, and peoples. Geographical and biological determinism explained superior and inferior varieties (races), and taxonomy segregated, assigned natures, and ranked all of the planet’s life forms. Those...
Published: 16 October 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7825-9