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Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 16 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390725-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9072-5
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Book Chapter

By Paul Wenzel Geissler
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... emerging viruses Cameroon absurdity powerlessness Nathan Wolfe ...
Book Chapter

By Michel Feher
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Book Chapter

By Michel Feher
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Book Chapter

By Michel Feher
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397694-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9769-4
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... these high-profile researches by pointing out their absurdity, powerlessness, and obscenity. Drawing inspiration from this critique, I suggest that the fight against bushmeat viruses has a nihilistic potential: as unknown, nonexistent viruses were turned into priorities, largely fictive programs...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
.... All writers encounter ignorance as they write and uncertainty is always somewhere in the prose. However, writing is a reach for coherence; it puts power and powerlessness together. writing process academic jargon dyslexia and writing writing styles ...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375814-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7581-4
... Hume contended that reason has no motive force. It is powerless without the activation and orienting of affect. Sympathy and passion are creative powers inventive of life tendencies and potentials. Hume, however, confines affect to the pain/pleasure duality. Here, a logic of experiential...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... criticized these high-profile researches by pointing out their absurdity, powerlessness, and obscenity. Drawing inspiration from this critique, I suggest that the fight against bushmeat viruses has a nihilistic potential: as unknown, nonexistent viruses were turned into priorities, largely fictive programs...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375883-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7588-3
... British observers that Māori communities were enfeebled and powerless. The chapter also examines the development of the competing discourses of protection that drew upon both humanitarian narratives and debates over depopulation as their evidentiary basis. In examining the elaboration of a sequence...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
...—and powerful people apparently powerless. In talking to me, for example, petroleum geologists did not cover up a shameful secret, as one might imagine knowing perpetrators of harm to do. Climate change, they understood, was important, and they would deal with it. But they always found something more pressing...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... that sometimes what becomes jargon originated as oppositional language, an effort to name new ideas and break with old categories. All writers encounter ignorance as they write and uncertainty is always somewhere in the prose. However, writing is a reach for coherence; it puts power and powerlessness together...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373360-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7336-0
... change. In one way or another, all of these discourses have made choices hard to see—and powerful people apparently powerless. In talking to me, for example, petroleum geologists did not cover up a shameful secret, as one might imagine knowing perpetrators of harm to do. Climate change, they understood...