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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 by the...
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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 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... Marilynne Robinson writes, “There is a mad cheerfulness to Darwinism . . . that persists with absolutely no reference to history or experience.”13 I find some of that same cheerfulness in Greenblatt. For a very long time, the intellectual and social revolutions triggered by certain developments we...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
... response to have a normative dimension and not just be a subjective prefer- ence. 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...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 February 2016
... biosemiotics Charles Sanders Peirce information correlationism posthumanism Sign, Affect, and Musicking before the Human Gary Tomlinson 1. Introduction The thoughts offered here were set in motion by music (or...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 213–239.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and function in a changing environment toward ‘‘a point of competitive superiority in local cir- cumstances’’ (157). Gould’s problems with Darwinism began when he looked at the fos- sil record...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 17–34.
Published: 01 February 2021
... language in general. 4 It is now treated almost exclusively as a curiosity that philology once named a study so general that it could be posited 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...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... 2015 and local planning processes.”16 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...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
... incidentally, 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...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., Ernst Haeckel, and Charles Darwin), Wu Jianchang n.d., translator of Giddings through Japanese translator Ichikawa Genzo 1874–194027 Zhang Taiyan 1868–1936, a leading social theorist and intellectual), and Zhao Lansheng n.d had pub- lished translations and commentaries about the roots of...
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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 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in China and Europe†31 critique 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...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the criti- cism of W. S. Braithwaite, 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...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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 years, and that this new coexistence and tension between two chronotopes has had...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
... the year 1912, you d also have wanted to escape from the nineteenth century and the kind of thinking people did then, constantly striving to see things in terms of the big picture, to see the grand sweep of history the way Hegel and Darwin painted it. Most twentieth- century thinking in the elite was...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 45–72.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., Marvell, and the Defense of Old Holiday Pastimes (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986), 169–212. Marcus places A Masque within the context of a Stuart controversy about the status of festive mirth, a controversy that was enhanced by Charles...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2002
... understanding whose paradigm is Newton’s physics 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...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 August 2000
... possible to a nation but that which is based on battle 14 The views of Thomas Carlyle and Charles 13. Andreas Dorpalen, Heinrich von Treitschke (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1957), 240. 14. Dorpalen, Heinrich von Treitschke,151. Barkin...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 February 2007
... 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 anything,” as one of Park’s amoral charac- ters puts it. We feed on living flesh, on live...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 19–73.
Published: 01 February 2001
... [vitalismo de derecha], as it is in Nazism, nor is it an ambiguous position, as it is in Nietzsche. What would be the crucial difference between Right and Left in this regard? If we are to speak about the reproduction of the life of my group, if we remain inside the parameters solely provided by Darwinism...