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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 February 2019
... important developments in current politics. One of the most notable aspects of the literature is its unwillingness to approach neoliberalism primarily as a set of epistemological precepts, recruited in service of a political program. Marxists in particular seem to find this proposition an anathema—and there...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... The essay argues that Spanos is one of those rare critics who have found a way to align the generosity of ontological thinking with the polemical intensity of political critique. Moving subtly between a poststructuralist epistemological critique of humanism and a robust political-secular advocacy of...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julian Bourg Beginning in the 1970s, terrorism became an object of contested expert knowledge. Fears over this moralized and loosely defined phenomenon emerged at the very moment that Western states achieved a certain monopoly over legitimate political violence. This politico-epistemological...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... rich interplay of languages, the university can function as a site of openness wherein new epistemologies and a democratic future for the world can be crafted. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Character of the University Srinivas Aravamudan...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 February 2019
... world that is at odds with the epistemology of substitutive automation. Instead of reductionism, an encompassing holism is a hallmark of professional practice—an ability to integrate facts and values, the demands of the particular case and prerogatives of society, and the delicate balance between...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 49–70.
Published: 01 May 2020
... becoming a fugitive within a carceral state. Morrison confronts readers with a comparably uncanny experience when she deletes from the narrative any trace of the Cold War ideology whose structures of feeling, epistemologies, and military architecture the Korean War was putatively fought to establish and...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 213–221.
Published: 01 August 2008
... “master thinkers” who do not appear; but, epistemologically, we seem to be stuck in the extreme (and unfruitful) tension between seeing literary texts as “allegories” of the impossibility of language to refer to any outside referent (following the dogma of “deconstruction” and the linguistic turn) and a...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... and native epistemologies. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 I thank Peter Schumann for having so kindly agreed to the interview, and Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez, Diana Taylor, Annabel Martin, and Klaus Milich for providing many inspiring suggestions about this topic. Unless otherwise noted...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Stathis Gourgouris Postsecularist discourse, as it has been fashioned in recent years, cannot really handle the problem of atheism—especially an atheism predicated not on the nonexistence of God but on the irrelevance of God. Arguing for the latter takes atheism outside the epistemological orbit of...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Wlad Godzich Epistemology and ontology clash when it comes to “Eastern Europe.” Clashes of this sort try to escape the categories that are at odds and turn toward terminological solutions. But such a move only aggravates the problem while appearing to trivialize it. The terminological instability...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 197–216.
Published: 01 February 2000
... evidentiary guidelines. In a word, inquiry relies on epistemological commitments, and those run against the grain of theory and cultural studies. What makes an inquiry epistemological is that it aims not just to generate...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 August 2005
... conceptuality It is the vocation of concepts to universalize, and antifoun- dationalism has made the urgent case that such universalism is more of a crime than a calling. The concept is an epistemological blunder and an ethical breach, teaching us as it does to look away from the unique quali- ties of...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 121–122.
Published: 01 November 2015
... epistemology, as art is, the action of knowing, its visible record, and an instrument of knowing, modeling the journey, the object, the subjective state—all combined in the work. Poetry is a kind of critical thinking within or without constraint, to test bounds or dissolve the borders under the...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 61–86.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the West, and in this context there is something to be said for this pairing. Metzger’s highly sustained attempt to probe beneath conflicts of national interests in search of underlying epistemic differences—in his own words, “to uncover the epistemological basis of a major...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 217–221.
Published: 01 February 2000
.... Apparently, theory is not an epistemological enterprise, since ‘‘inquiry relies on epistemological com- mitments, and those run against the grain of theory and cultural studies’’ (197). When we add to this formulation...
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boundary 2 (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...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 207–208.
Published: 01 May 2016
... © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Contributors Tom Eyers is assistant professor of philosophy at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. He is the author of Lacan and the Concept of the Real (2012), Post-­Rationalism: Psychoanalysis, Epistemology and Marxism in Postwar France (2013), and...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Being were an unrecognizable No One rather than a One accessible to incorrigible exem- plarity or instantiation. My endorsement of ontological thinking would be contingent on the fulfillment of the following epistemological requirements: . Please refer to chap. 1, “Revisionism and the...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 201–225.
Published: 01 May 2005
... projects. The felt stigmata of derivativeness, the longing to overcome the ‘‘mirage’’ of Europe, expressed itself in a self-understood anticolonial epistemology that privileged acts of conceptual innovation over those of appropriation. Within the term of this schema, the index of autonomy was the...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 199–214.
Published: 01 August 2000
...? This essay meditates on the epistemological value of these bars of music Du Bois has situated at the beginning of every chapter in The Souls of Black Folk. There is, of course, no novelty in suggesting the book is orga- nized around a question concerning epistemic values, but I am concerned that...