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Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386711-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8671-1
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... pharmaceuticals efficacy material semiotics branding object/thing ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373391-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
..., and the challenges that science poses to the so-called new materialism), the chapter makes good the point that concepts, too, are objects—and not just objects but objects in relation, objects in conflict. That point is essential, the chapter argues, for counteracting the incoherence generated, in the first place...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... branding object/thing ...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... that there is no such thing as an objective environment for living systems, or for social systems, de-ontologizing all objects. Autopoiesis is shown to have affinities to Foucault’s “ethopoiesis,” forms of ethical self-making. The argument that there is no access to “life itself” challenges Malabou’s theories of sovereignty...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... Writing matters if objects of analysis are to be understood as emergent forms with qualities, intensities, and trajectories that can be described or evoked. Writing is not epiphenomenal to thought but its medium. As it sidles up to worlds, disparate and incommensurate things throw themselves...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... its state of being a thing (nonhuman) to share in the materiality of sahitya, and how the thingness or “thingification” of sahitya can be related to its ethical status. The third section of the chapter is about the postaesthetic of sahitya. Working through object-oriented ontology, principles...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375524-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7552-4
... error found on the political Left (confusing money and markets with capitalism) and explores an alternative framework for understanding “cash payment” and the socialities with which it is associated. New thinking emerging in the domain of social policy provides both an object of analysis...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... of Arendt’s own account of the world as the objective world of fabricated things and the intersubjective world of speech and acts. This chapter argues that Arendt’s concept of natality is a dogmatic anthropologistic reduction of the force of worlding, as evidenced by the utopianism of her solutions to modern...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
.../destruction are also one of the things that the melancholic enacts in relation to the objects she or he loves. The chapter closes with a discussion of two examples where this analysis could expand feminist thinking: Judith Butler’s response to being verbally attacked, and feminist/critical commentary...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... At root, I am asking you to imagine what energy has lost. It has become an object of political economy—and merely that. Even before hydrocarbons, certain residents of the Caribbean demanded slaves and, in so doing, strung together the first intercontinental energy market. None...
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
..., how the material changes from its state of being a thing (nonhuman) to share in the materiality of sahitya, and how the thingness or “thingification” of sahitya can be related to its ethical status. The third section of the chapter is about the postaesthetic of sahitya. Working through object-oriented...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7339-1
... but objects in relation, objects in conflict. That point is essential, the chapter argues, for counteracting the incoherence generated, in the first place, by thing-politics’ overemphasis on the “cooperative potential of concepts” and, in the second, by its reduction of humans to things. Not only are humans...
Series: a Cultural Politics Book
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... The first part of the book argues that, far from approaching a common good life for all living things, the planet retreats from itself as the commodity form colonizes more and more of it. This condition is the opposite of the true, the just, the good, or the beautiful: It is anaesthetic...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... account of the world as the objective world of fabricated things and the intersubjective world of speech and acts. This chapter argues that Arendt’s concept of natality is a dogmatic anthropologistic reduction of the force of worlding, as evidenced by the utopianism of her solutions to modern world...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 13 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377412
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7741-2
Book Chapter

By Christopher Wright
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 13 November 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7741-2
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 13 November 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7741-2
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 13 November 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7741-2