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Published: 01 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386551-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8655-1
... PART I. NATURE, CULTURE, AND THE FUTURE CHAPTER 1 Darwin and Feminism: Preliminary Investigations into a Possible Alliance [Darwin has] not succeeded in...
Published: 01 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386551-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8655-1
... CHAPTER 2 Darwin and the Ontology of Life Whatever exists, having somehow come into being, is again and again reinterpreted to new ends, taken over, transformed and redirected by some power superior...
Published: 10 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386452-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8645-2
...Fiona Paisley Race Hysteria, Darwin 1938 Anxieties over racial and gender boundaries have been frequently sexualized, particularly on imperial frontiers, where the drama of cross-cultural contact played out within the uneven power relations that characterize colonialism. The story...
Published: 02 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385820-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8582-0
...157 of 362 Chapter Four Sexual Selection and the Birth of Psychoanalysis: Darwin, Freud, and the Universalization of...
Published: 15 November 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8603-2
... PART I. DARWINAND EVOLUTION 1. DARWINIAN MATTERS: LIFE, FORCE, AND CHANGE Darwin’s great novelty, perhaps, was that of inaugurating the thought of individual di√erence. The leitmotiv of The Origin of Species is: we do not know what individual di√erence is capable of! We do...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386032-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8603-2
...PART II. NIETZSCHEAND OVERCOMING 4. NIETZSCHE’S DARWIN Darwin’s understanding of natural selection posits both an internal dyna- mism within living beings and an external force, outside individuals, which generate two parallel series: the series of...
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394433-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
... part i life human and inhuman becomings one The Inhuman in the Humanities darwin and the ends of man In truth, there are only inhumanities, humans are made exclusively of inhumanities, but very di√erent ones, of very di√erent natures and...
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394433-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
... part iii animals, sex, and art eight Darwin and the Split between Natural and Sexual Selection The relations between feminism and Darwinism have always been compli- cated, ambivalent, and multistranded. From the very outset, feminists have resisted many of...
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394433-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
... nine Sexual Di√erence as Sexual Selection irigarayan reflections on darwin I have suggested throughout this text, without adequately exploring the idea, that perhaps the works of Luce Irigaray on the question of sexual di√erence—the most central concept defining her...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... This chapter explores the philosophical possibilities of another materialism, one that is contingent or aleatory, and glimpsed in the philosophy of Althusser and the biology of Darwin. Might this become the grounds for a new politics? Rather than the conservative force of social Darwinism and...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384182-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8418-2
...Wars of Extermination Charles Darwin The opposition’s frequent association of Rosas with the Amerindians was, besides being a derogatory commentary on his followers, also motivated by the feeling that Rosas was excessively lenient toward rebellious tribes, thereby significantly slowing...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...The Beagle Diary: “A Peculiar Race of Men” Charles Darwin In the 1830s, the naturalist Charles Darwin embarked on his storied multicontinent voyage on the Beagle. The observations collected during that expedition later gave rise to the theory of evolution. Toward the beginning of the...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395393-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9539-3
...The Death of Somoza Claribel Alegría and Darwin Flakoll In July 1979 Anastasio Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua, was overthrown by a revolutionary movement led by the fsln (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Na- cional). This put an end to the infamous Somoza dynasty that had ruled...
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
... 4 Trembling, Blushing: Darwin’s Nervous System Imagine a decapitated frog. This frog has lost cerebral control of its body, yet its muscular and peripheral nervous systems function normally: appropriately stimulated, the frog’s limbs will move in a manner...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398417-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9841-7
... Beyond Literary Darwinism: Women's Voices and Critical Discourse...
Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Grosz
Published: 15 November 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8603-2
... ABBREVIATIONS Charles Darwin dm The Descent of Man os The Origin of Species Friedrich Nietzsche bge Beyond Good and Evil eh Ecce Homo gm On the Genealogy of Morals gs The Gay Science ‘‘oul...
Book Chapter

By Elizabeth Grosz
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394433-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
... enable and compli- cate life. This book explores the complex relation between living beings, species, and individuals, and the forces of materiality. It does so through analyzing the implications of Charles Darwin’s understanding of the evolution of life within environments that provide the...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385035-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8503-5
... mutating nature of the living world—the social organism and the body politic. Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution and natural selection suggested that life itself was a struggle for survival: competition existed within a single species and not just between distinct species. This...