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Series: Duke Press Policy Studies
Published: 01 January 1985
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9900-1
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398431-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9843-1
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... illustrates the Indonesian interest at this time in existentialism, particularly its humanist dimensions, which are seen to resonate with the Indonesian aesthetic philosophy of universal humanism. Wright and his unnamed Indonesian interviewer find common ground in the issue of existentialism, although each...
Published: 23 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
... sis and British Cultural Studies Stuart Hall and Articulation The Contested Terrain of Francophone Social Theory Frantz Fanon, Liberation Theory, and Existentialism Reform, Transformation, and Critical Social Theory Part II. How Power Matters: Intersectionality and Intellectual Re sis tance 3...
Book Chapter

By Joseph Masco
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-1
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiro- shima and Nagasaki in 1945, an anticipated existential danger (in this case, also a projective counterformation) that energized the building out of the intelligence agencies (now seventeen strong), a permanent military commit- ment (now more than $1 trillion a year...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... to the needs and desires of man, it would seem to be a singu- larly unfortunate state at which to terminate the pro cess, or to lose hope as to the outcome. Science is a race to the future. But what are these needs and desires of the race in a world of real and imaginary existential threats? Who decides...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... a crisis/paralysis cir cuit, a marker of a greatly reduced po liti cal horizon in the United States. I am interested in this lack of po liti cal agency for those living within a hyperpower state and wish to interrogate it via a conceptual and historical assessment of the two linked existential dangers...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012139-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1213-9
... supplies and equipment. In this way, the truck system for the fisherfolk in the colony became a form of existential debt that could co- opt not only their laboring lives but also their actual and social lives.5 The mission viewed debt as an existential con- dition that could be remedied through...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Indonesia. The interview also illustrates the Indonesian interest at this time in existentialism, particularly its humanist dimensions, which are seen to resonate with the Indonesian aesthetic philosophy of universal humanism. Wright and his unnamed Indonesian interviewer find common ground in the issue...
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012412-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1241-2
..., this media- historical sketch of technical images tending toward apocalypse has thus been implicit throughout this book, but in linking the trajectory to our current era of climate crisis I am here add- ing a broadly existential dimension that requires further elaboration. Indeed, what I am proposing here...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... intellectual arguments about the human condition in The Outsider that he loses touch with his emotional attachments to the African American condition, which is the source of his talent as a writer. Asrul believes that this is the result of Wright’s interest in the philosophy of existentialism, which he has...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... in the ethnographic project itself. From a discussion of Marlon Riggs’s filmic depiction of his own death (as one way to talk about the nondigital) to a machine that uses digital technology to play with temporality in broadcast television, this essay asks what the changing social relations (and existential realities...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373025-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7302-5
... of generosity, a receptive generosity is understood as a mode of generosity that is motivated as much by giving to others as by receiving from them. Indeed, receiving from others is morally and existentially harder, but also perhaps more important, than giving to them. In contrast to Coles’s direction...
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007098-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
... shaped their perspectives on freedom. 192 chapter six Simone de Beauvoir, Women s Oppression, and Existential Freedom As a major existentialist phi los o pher, Simone de Beauvoir illustrates in her work a par tic u lar relationship linking oppression and freedom.2 Beauvoir leaves a clear written rec ord...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... and struggles represent an insurgency of social, political, and existential forces that are producing non Western-centric forms of life, nature, knowledge. The force of this movement comes from the re-founding, pluralizing and re-orienting of Carl Schmitt’s Western nomos and its attendant practices...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012610-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1261-0
... economies, including those that precede or exceed forms of capitalism. To focus on the existential, historical condition of relationality in these terms is not, however, to posit an originary scene of innocent mother and child. Even when beautiful and generous, relationality is not simply be- nevolent...
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007098-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
..., for though dates might help me establish a timeline for the traditions I had collected, my interest was in gaining insights into recurring existential and po liti cal quandaries rather than writing objective history. In 1822, after a failed attempt to locate the headwaters of the Niger, the Scottish explorer...
Book Chapter

By R. A. Judy
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 02 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012559-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1255-9
.... The first two of these formulae utilize received notations, for universal quantification: for all or for every Lacan s neologism for which is pour- tout (forall) and for existential quantification: there is. So, we have, in order of appearance, x x (for all x x is satisfied), which Lacan...
Published: 27 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1214-6
..., caminos y siembras de reflexión- acción para resistir, (re)existir y (re) vivir (2018), Lewis Gordon: Existential Incantations that Cross Borders and Move Us Forward, in Black Existentialism: Essays on the Transformative Thought of Lewis R. Gordon (2019), and Decolonial Notes to Paulo Freire Walking...