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Published: 05 February 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002543-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0254-3
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... This chapter describes the multiple meanings of neural plasticity in scientific research, as well as the use of plasticity to account for scientific findings of brain difference by sex and class. The chapter identifies the difficulties with conceptualizing and measuring human sameness and...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... Malabou has proposed that we think plasticity as the “hermeneutic motor scheme” of our epoch, and fundamentally rethink our concept of change. Yet in spite of its attention to “ontological economy”, her work does not fully confront the challenge posed by the real (non-mental, non-philosophical...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... “God is dead”/”Writing is dead”/”Marx is dead” - this article draws the (im)possible perimeter of a confrontation between Neo-Hegelian plastic mourning, Deconstructive affirmation, and artistic experimentation. Reading ‘the end of history” in Catherine Malabou, the persistence of graphosphere in...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... This chapter situates Malabou’s discussion of destructive plasticity in the history and politics of the cybernetics movement. The central theme is how the concept of control changes as humans become aware of the capacity to steer and shape the plasticity of the brain-body network. The chapter...
Published: 06 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372073-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7207-3
...4 · Plastic Economy In a single week in September  2008, the price of cardboard in Jardim Gramacho plummeted. At acamjg, cardboard began the week at twenty cents per kilo, then dropped to eigh­teen cents, then sixteen cents, then ten. By the following Monday, I was the only one still...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
... PLASTIC IDEOLOGIES• AND PLASTIC TRANSFORMATIONS lastic surgery as a technical practice is based on the transformative ca• Ppacity of the human body and its organs. Many of the techniques of _ plastic operations, particularly classic...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... This chapter reads Catherine Malabou’s “new scheme” of plasticity and her efforts to deconstruct the biology/ history divide as an important opportunity to revisit the human/ nonhuman distinction that has been repeatedly challenged yet continues to persist in critical theory. To do so, it makes...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... differences that mark Brazilian health care and argues that the appropriation of bodily plasticity is an integral aspect of the ways in which social hierarchies of race, class or gender are renegotiated in Bahia. The chapter sets the scene ethnographically and methodologically and maps out the book’s...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... Plastic Ono Band John Lennon oth Yoko Ono, who coproduced it, and Klaus Voormann, who played Bbass on it, say they believe John Lennon's Plastic Dno Band is "time• less." Indeed, it sounds a:; if it could have been released yesterday. The instrumentation-Lennon on guitar and...
Published: 20 February 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384250-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8425-0
... 4 Plastic Aurality: Technologies into Media [Trill.] There are more things in heaven and earth Horatio, than are dreamed of in our philosophy. [Trill.] I am a Graphophone and my mother was a Phonograph. —MESSAGE RECORDED ON A GRAPHOPHONE deposited at the Smithsonian In- stitution in...
Published: 18 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380085-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8008-5
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398493-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9849-3
... 6 PLASTIC TEETH EXTRACTION: AN ICONOGRAPHY OF HAYA GASTROSEXUAL• AFFLICTION Body Parts: Totality and Dismemberment The rapid and devastating spread of AIDS in Africa is well known today, and the Haya...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... In 1955, Alberto Burri began using a new material: polyvinyl acetate, a type of plastic frequently used for binding purposes (in glues, for example, or for book binding). It did not become interchangeable among the other materials with which Burri experimented but precipitated a specific...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395539-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9553-9
... 4 The New England Poets of Viking America and the Emergence of the Plastic Viking ✴ For how can one immediately experience the present without re- gard to the shaping presence of the past...
Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9