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Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... In this concluding chapter, Malabou engages with four central issues raised by many of the authors of this volume. These include: the role of philosophy today in light of plasticity; the ideological basis of scientific modeling and the manner in which it can challenge philosophical thinking...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter examines the spiritualist conception of world in Hegel’s philosophy of world history. It explores how Hegel foregrounds the reality of violence in his optic of world history, the important role of culture in the justification of violence in relations between states, and how...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... of nonconscious priming is further developed, centering on the role of cueing. Extensive excursions into the philosophy of perception and the philosophy of time are made. network-centric warfare infowar perception of change specious present command ...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372882-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7288-2
...—where it shares a conceptual bed with globalization and contemporary technology—that has forcefully imposed itself over the last thirty years or so. It prolongs the earlier chapters by elucidating the properly political role played by the attempts to purify the political realm by isolating it from its...
Published: 24 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
...Mediation and Media Theory This chapter offers a close and unique reading of the media theory of Nakai Masakazu, a leftist theorist active from the 1930s with some connections to the Kyoto school. Drawing on German philosophy, the chapter creates a highly corporeal theory of cinematic...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... truths often concealed within bourgeois cultures most civilized expressions. Hegel noted an early symptom of this critical condition when he noted that by the nineteenth century art, as a vehicle of historical progress, had ended. Religion and philosophy as credible expressions of universal truths have...
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... in contemporary “infowar” the “fog of war” is undissipatable. The chapter distills a how-to guide to self-synchronization gleaned from key military theory texts informing the war on terror. The concept of nonconscious priming is further developed, centering on the role of cueing. Extensive excursions...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... insurrectionalist models are being resurrected in French philosophy’s re-tooling of a vitalist metaphysics. Similarly, thinkers such as Antonio Negri argue that capital unleashes life as a productive force it cannot finally control. Instead, and in productive contrast to de Bloois and Korsten, Noys argues...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
...Indigenous Philosophies of Nature, Culture, and Place This chapter begins the exploration of indigenous ecological concepts and practices in Porgera. There is no word for nature or ecology in Porgera, so this chapter and the following two argue that any deep understanding of ecological...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... the globe. Goethe theories of world literature global market Erich Auerbach This chapter examines the spiritualist conception of world in Hegel’s philosophy of world history. It explores how Hegel foregrounds the reality of violence in his optic of world history, the important role of culture...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... of a more socially relevant role for criticism, namely, its capacity for articulating ideals that would make criticism an opportunity for imagining more just social relations. Critique today relies on the illusion of the critic’s superiority to the literary text and detachment from the “real world,” where...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... of racism as we know it, how are we to critically understand the role of racial logics in the contemporary work and history of empire? The essay conceptualizes “remaindered life” as an alternative form of social reproduction that corrodes dominant social relations and instead produces fugitive socialities...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... to demonstrate that the classical insurrectionalist models are being resurrected in French philosophy’s re-tooling of a vitalist metaphysics. Similarly, thinkers such as Antonio Negri argue that capital unleashes life as a productive force it cannot finally control. Instead, and in productive contrast to de...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... not sought to smooth out all of the uneven textures in the following excerpt. Franz Tamayo Solares (1879–1956) was a widely influential politician, public intellectual, and modernist poet whose political activities and sociocultural essays played an important role in a range of public debates during...