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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 25–39.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jesse Rosenthal Action is traditionally the point at which formal and ethical readings of fiction intersect. To act is to be “heroic,” at once in the formal sense of being a main character and in the ethical sense of being a hero. This essay argues, though, that this formal-ethical emphasis on...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 19–73.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Fernando Gomez Ethics Is the Original Philosophy; or, The Barbarian Words Coming from the Third World: An Interview with Enrique Dussel Fernando Gomez Translated by Fernando Gomez Some...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 231–245.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Charles Altieri This essay argues that an ethics based on the demand of the other simply flees from the typical issues of traditional ethical thinking, which have to concern the self as the primary locus of response and responsibility but also have to justify what can be a demand on that self and...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 161–188.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Marshall Brown Duke University Press 2007 The Case for a Vertical Ethics Marshall Brown That second-floor arch in a London house, looking up and down the well of the staircase, and commanding the main thoroughfare...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... approaching the relation between society and the technical system as the very question of the pharmakon (that which is both poisonous and curative), Stiegler’s work allows ethical questions to eschew sites of transcendental judgment as well as ethical absolutes in order to instead become questions of art—of...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 183–201.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Linda Martín Alcoff This essay offers an analysis of Enrique Dussel’s Ethics of Liberation: In the Age of Globalization and Exclusion , a book that culminates Dussel’s lifework on developing a materialist ethics. Dussel’s critique of Eurocentric and Hegelian approaches to freedom is treated at some...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
... ethical striving, guided by a principle Darwish calls “evanescence.” I contingently identify evanescence as an “ethics of oneness” oriented to composite unity, which Darwish practices on a series of dualities inhabiting his life in death’s company. In contrast to enacting sovereignty, this ethos solders...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... called the “sweatshop sublime” and to popular notions of ethical consumption and argue that Gibson's coolhunter is a modified type of ethical consumer, a person able to map economic systems onto personal meanings as meanings, translating the behavior of the market not into a more just price point at the...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... to modern theoretical developments like Eugene Nida's concept of dynamic equivalence. The aim is to formulate and argue for the comprehensiveness and ethical value of a hermeneutic model, the notion that translation is a variable interpretation that is culturally and historically contingent. The...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... their inclusion might really be of substantive interest rather than only of ethical merit). Hence, as a response to accusations that mainstream political theory remains staunchly Eurocentric, the emerging field of comparative political thought (CPT) is anxious about its appropriate range of activity: it...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... defense of Vedic monotheism, Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay’s efforts at using modern disciplinary knowledge (history, philosophy, science, aesthetics) to formulate a system of Hindu ethics and to establish Krishna as a singular messianic figure like Christ or Buddha, or a later moment in Savarkar’s time...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... opportunity to engage in a contestatory dialogic encounter where something is at stake for them and for him, Spanos practices a pedagogy geared toward the activation and renewal of critical consciousness through an ethical practice of care. Throughout his work but particularly in his book The End of Education...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
... poststructuralism, just as Spanosian postmodernism is at odds with canonical versions of the postmodern. During times of theoretical apathy and indifference, what sets apart Spanos’s legacy is its underlying ethics of care, and its indefatigable passion for resistance and oppositional thinking. This essay is...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
... modernism itself was a reaction-formation to Romanticism and that modernism itself was “late,” if not passé. The New Critic complained that the work had no ethical interest in what was going on between the two major wars that framed its composition; the Romanticists countered with Friedrich Nietzsche’s...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for teachers, increased performance bonuses for teachers, and strengthened professional ethics training for teachers. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 117–118.
Published: 01 August 2019
... ways, surprisingly fresh and often beyond words. But what is essential about photography is the fact that photography is never controllable. Photography, by its nature, is anti-ethics and anti-aesthetics. My thoughts are about the world of phenomena, appearances, and bodiless ghosts. These come in a...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ineffective because an important strain of majoritarian cultural nationalism, ජාතික චින්තනය (Jathika Chintanaya), makes the same critique of history and the Enlightenment but uses it to promote the very views that the postsecularists are attempting to undermine. A more effective framework for ethical and...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Robyn Marasco This essay borrows the term “womanly nihilism” from an antifeminist misreading of Simone de Beauvoir in order to better understand her politics and philosophy and rethink her legacy for contemporary feminism. Through a close reading of The Ethics of Ambiguity and key chapters from The...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 199–208.
Published: 01 May 2009
... see and feel globalized geopolitics in this way, Cronenberg suggests, we risk the worst kinds of political and ethical blindness. Duke University Press 2009 Interventions Promises of Violence: David Cronenberg on Globalized Geopolitics...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 177–184.
Published: 01 August 2020
... work of French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty to argue for the centrality of the human gaze in Sebald’s imagination. The human gaze forges a unique form of realism in Sebald, playing a central role in revealing the “metaphysical underside” of objects, which in turn provokes an ethical response...