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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 191–212.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Gerald Moore Much is made of Charles Darwin's concept of natural selection, but Bernard Stiegler has developed a theory of artificial selection that is arguably every bit as important for an understanding of human life, and the life of the mind and aesthetics, in particular. Building on work...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 213–239.
Published: 01 August 2003
...). 42. This figure (see 240) was published for the first time only in 1975, in Charles Darwin’s Natural Selection: Being the Second Part of His Big Species Book Written from 1856–1858 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975). Tseng 2003.9.12...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 February 2021
... as something like a sci- ence of all sciences. The best-known example of that is found in Charles Darwin s explicit deployment of inverted trees to model evolution by natural selection, a model that he and other evolutionary theorists took directly from philology (Alter 1999). Everything in this model proceeds...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... The International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization have made similar changes to their developmen- tal policies.17 The concept of adaptation—historically­ important to disciplines such as evolutionary biology (Charles Darwin and Jean-Baptiste­ Lamarck) and natural theology (William...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... Charles Darwin’s arguments establish for individuals a different direc- tion of fidelity to principles than does the event of Christ’s Resurrection, which in turn required a fidelity very different from that to the Roman Empire. Critchley borrows the second concept from the Danish theologian...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 137–164.
Published: 01 February 2023
... as his “bible”) alongside the Jeffersonian agrarianism underlying volkisch thought (Biehl and Staudenmaier 2011 : 17). Charles Darwin's theories of racial science and American expansionism similarly served as models for Nazi Germany's lebensraum policies (Biehl and Staudenmaier 2011 : 18, 27, 29...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., deflected the old-school anti-Semitism that had stalled his applications for fellowships. He completed his PhD in 1942 by writing a dissertation on the reception of Herbert Spencer in the United States, which became, in 1944, his first book, Social Darwinism in Ameri- can Thought. The book...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Galileo's trial and Darwin's theory. In the last few years, however, within the higher circles of the Vatican, a less open-minded stance with regard to both the natural and the social sciences seems to have gained strength again. In this article, the roots, nature, and implications of this less-tolerant...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 February 2016
... / Sign, Affect, and Musicking before the Human 171 mathematics proffered a contingent but absolute means for understanding nature without humanity, Darwin’s variation with selection discovered a pro- cess leading to a parallel but independent understanding. It is an abstract machine...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 155–161.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., it was and remains an era of the ear—and an error of the ear too. For when the ear strays, when ear mishears, that's poetry . . . That first reading I gave in Buffalo, in the mid-1980s, was at the Darwin-Martin House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is one of the most beautiful buildings in Buffalo. While I...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 101–138.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Research 49 , no. 3 : 283 – 86 . Darwin John . 2011 . The Empire Project . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Darwin John . 2013 . Unfinished Empire: The Global Expansion of Britain . New York : Bloomsbury . Dixon David . 2005 . Never Come to Peace Again...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... amounts of human poetic cre- ativity went into forging the myths that our ancestors inherited and passed on to us. The book of Genesis is a reminder not just of how wrong humans could be but also of how imaginative they could be. Marilynne Robinson writes, “There is a mad cheerfulness to Darwinism...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
...); XSH, March 1, 1920. In the latter Qu fuses his neo-Buddhism­ to a possibly Bergsonian theory of will in social action. 268 boundary 2 / August 2016 Gouges, Ernst Haeckel, and Charles Darwin), Wu Jianchang n.d., translator of Giddings through Japanese translator Ichikawa Genzo 1874...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2002
... consists of universal, necessary, eternal principles, ex- pressed in the abstract, impersonal language of pure mathematics. That kind of understanding whose paradigm is Darwin’s biology is a concrete, situated narrative of local, contingent, mutable practical reciprocal accom- modations of particular...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 45–72.
Published: 01 May 2000
... various Reconstruction programs.47 The most famous and widely discussed example is Comus’s presentation in 1873 of The Missing Links to Darwin’s Origins of Species, a remarkable parade that satirized Republican politics...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 1800, had become successful to the point of being confused with time in and by itself—that is, the chronotope that made pos- sible Hegel’s philosophy of history and Darwin’s evolutionism—has been challenged (and almost replaced) by the emergence of a different chrono- tope during the past fifty...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 19–73.
Published: 01 February 2001
... remain inside the parameters solely provided by Darwinism or natural selection, what we are really saying is that we must kill our enemy. This is what I would call right-wing vitalism [vitalismo de derecha]. On the other hand, what I would call critical life-centeredness would mean the ethi- cal...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., or goodness incapable of realizing its intentions in a world deformed by capitalist exploitation and forces of modern displacement, lost aura, and moral de-centering. It is a world of depraved Darwinism and injuries large and small in which “being good doesn’t get you...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... by Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Friedrich Nietzsche, highlighting how the democratic individual was imperiled by social competition for sur- vival (an idea popularized in Ya n Fu’s translation of Thomas Huxley’s Evo- lution and Ethics, published in 1896 as Tian yan lun), by the new inequali- ties...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, J. Saunders Redding, Darwin Turner, Addison Gayle, Larry Neal, and, especially, Stephen E. Hender- son are indispensable. The all-male­ lineup is not coincidental since it points to the foun- dations of the black aesthetic in patriarchal assumptions...