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Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385943-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8594-3
Published: 19 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059400-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5940-0
... and colonialist case studies. Attending to multidisciplinary conversations and highlighting multiple genealogies, I argue for a reading of theory as situated, extrinsic, partial—queer theories, not theory. queer theory anthropology empiricism genealogies ...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379263-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7926-3
Book Chapter

By Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... embodied cognition situated knowledge disability cyborg feminist epistemologies ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... science wars Sokal hoax matters of concern situated knowledge ...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Myers
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... situated knowledge ontology epistemology judgment moral economy scientific controversies ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... to be captured by broader processes of mobilization that disqualify the emergence of new publics. science wars Sokal hoax matters of concern situated knowledge ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... a form of objectivity akin to situated knowledge practices. situated knowledge ontology epistemology judgment moral economy scientific controversies ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... experience as the basis for perception and knowledge. By insisting upon the epistemic significance of embodiment, they each treat cognition (or the mind) as situated. But in naturalized philosophy, theories of embodied cognition often try to account for epistemic universals. This focus ignores the ways...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374213-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7421-3
... of positivist epistemologies, critiques that recognize what passes as “Science,” unqualified, as a culturally local and historically situated knowledge politics grounded in a myth of value neutrality and thereby unaccountable beyond the confines of its internal logics. Building on this genealogy and the work...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... this book is situated; and theorizes the critical concepts of value, politics, and knowledge that are central to the argument of the book. conjuncture hegemony knowledge politics value ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... the space between the model and its referent, and that this practice allows them to situate the limits of their knowledge. representation realism rendering performativity mimesis This chapter examines how members of the protein crystallography community adjudicate the truth status of protein...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... After discussing the problem of emancipation in the colonial Antilles, this chapter situates Aimé Césaire in relation to existing scholarship and the wartime political landscape. It focuses on his writings for the journal Tropiques in Martinique during the years of Vichy occupation, when he...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... of standardization, that relied on the regularity of vibratory patterns but had little to do with the aural as such. In short, “acoustics” familiarly understood is situated at an oblique angle to sound, promising epistemic access to hearing while pointing off toward other forms of knowledge. acoustics history...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... The world has never produced as much knowledge as it does today. Most of it is about life processes and mechanical and physico-chemical procedures. Some of it consists of unique acts of creation and imagination. Many have as their function the invention of mobile forces, situated...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... This chapter considers the neocolonial condition of Okinawa. Situated at the geopolitical threshold of East Asia and the Northwest Pacific, Okinawa became an increasingly important subject of knowledge in anthropology and area studies during the 1940s. After the Allied powers’ victory, Okinawa...
Book Chapter

By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
.... Nevertheless, their attempts to derive leakage figures were challenged by the material and political situation of water infrastructure in Mumbai. As measure is constantly rendered precarious in Mumbai’s water network, the chapter turns to focus on the practices of engineers to regulate leakage in the city...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027782-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2778-2
..., and climate catastrophe. It situates the book in relation to key theoretical concepts of mediation, affect, ecology, testimony, trauma, witnessing, and the nonhuman. By locating the writing of the book in settler colonial context, the introduction also positions the book and its author in relation to First...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... The materialization of the mind and the rise of a plastic, social conception of the brain have rendered neuroscience relevant to understanding the self and society. This chapter situates brain knowledge in the context of a materialist turn in social thought. It argues that the social, plastic...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... This chapter situates contemporary ethnography within late industrialism, a historical period characterized by degraded infrastructure, exhausted paradigms, and the incessant chatter of new media. In the spirit of Writing Culture, it calls for ethnography attuned to its times. It also calls...