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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... impossible any alternatives to an agenda of “modernity” driven exclusively by Western models. Translated by Ted Huters and Yangyang Zong © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Voices of Good and Evil: What Is Enlightenment? Rereading Lu Xun’s “Toward a Refutation of Malevolent Voices...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Robert B. Brandom Robert B. Brandom 2001 When Philosophy Paints Its Blue on Gray: Irony and the Pragmatist Enlightenment Robert B. Brandom 1. A Second Enlightenment Classical American pragmatism can be viewed as a minor...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 97–117.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Steven Helmling Duke University Press 2005 ‘‘Immanent Critique’’ and ‘‘Dialectical Mimesis’’ in Adorno and Horkheimer’s Dialectic of Enlightenment Steven Helmling Given the ubiquity of the phrase...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ban Wang Duke University Press 2007 Discovering Enlightenment in Chinese History: The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought, by Wang Hui Ban Wang The past has no voice: it exists as habits, institutions, artifacts, and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., that the sacred in human society always entails interdicts, that is, imperative sacrifices of satisfactions in the name of what somehow counts more for the society? Duke University Press 2009 Another Avatar of the Circle: Philip Rieff’s Counter-Enlightenment What follows is a short...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... counterpart in its desire to move beyond the legacies of the Enlightenment. David Scott initiated this critique by arguing that seemingly endless debates between contesting versions of national historiography demonstrate the limits of using the past to find justice in the present. Qadri Ismail builds on...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 1–68.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... This essay elucidates Deane's shifting conceptions of Irish writing and national culture as developed from his early works such as The French Revolution and Enlightenment in England, 1789–1832 and Celtic Revivals through the initial three volumes of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing up to later...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Allen Dunn Both Martin Heidegger and Theodor Adorno lament the disenchantment of the world that results from the secularization process, but both are loath to call for a return to mythic culture. They seek a postsecular source of value independent of both premodern myth and enlightened reason. As...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jason W. Stevens While in many respects valuable, postsecularism also encompasses unhelpful views that wish to liberate us from the legacy of the Enlightenment, which is made the whipping boy for all manner of ruses and self-deceptions of power. Religion, in contrast, is revalued because it is a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian Veg This article attempts to bring a new perspective to the debate on Chinese modernism and, in so doing, to reflect on the idea of modernism itself. Rather than opposing European “high modernists” and an early twentieth-century Chinese literature defined by Enlightenment and nineteenth...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... dynasty or the avarice of foreign aggressors. In the course of the same argument, he springs to the defense of Buddhism, myth, and religious observances, arguing that those members of the gentry who, presenting themselves as enlightened members of a modern intelligentsia, attack Buddhism as superstition...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... reason driven by an unreflective telos . This essay emphasizes the homelessness—both physical and spiritual—that Adorno and Spanos recognize as a consequence of such unrestrained Enlightenment rationality. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 telos war memoir Theodor W. Adorno William V...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
... centrality of China, and the problems of the Anthropocene, such as climate change. And yet he at least remained loyal to a vision of enlightenment and liberation, even as his own personal communism was reduced to loyalty to the memory of fallen comrades. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Eric...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Mario De Caro; Telmo Pievani For many centuries, since the beginning of the modern age, the Roman Catholic Church held an ambivalent attitude toward science, until an enlightened position seemed to prevail at the end of the twentieth century, with two papal statements that respectively concerned...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Enlightenment. Philosophical critique can be rejuvenated by paying attention to the texture of the “university in the world,” whereas the “globalizing university” subsumes difference and multiplicity under late capitalist managerialism. Defending the Derridean vision of “the university without condition” as...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Murat Belge Turkey, like many Westernizing/modernizing societies, was for a long time ruled by an “enlightened” minority, composed of the urban intelligentsia and the bureaucracy. The military formed the backbone of this elite. From the end of the Second World War, a multiparty parliamentary system...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Élise Derroitte Modern pedagogy, as distinguished particularly from Enlightenment theories, is characterized by an effort to reconnect the content of education (what is taught) to the particular experience of individuals who learn. From Dilthey to Dewey, the notion of experience ( Erlebnis ) has...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... reinforces a reading of Byzantine culture firmly rooted in the most regressive Enlightenment distortions of the Byzantine experience. Furthermore, a properly historical engagement with Byzantium contributes to a critical approach on assumptions regarding the nature of the “modern” and its effect on religion...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... that the frequent application of postcolonial theories to the study of the region is to some extent enlightening but essentially insufficient. The author then broaches the main topic of the article—the import of Eastern European art in recent processes of subjectivization, identification, and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 161–162.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., 2005. Michelle Chilcoat is assistant professor of French and Francophone studies at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Her research and teaching address the complicity of enlightenment, romantic, and modernist epistemologies in the colonialist biopoli- tics of race, sex/gender, and class. Her...