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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Donation of Constantine . Waters claims that what was at stake was a shift from medieval holism as a frame of mind to modern atomism. He goes to the heart of the positive and the negative sides to the development of what he calls “bitsiness,” the systematic emphasis on the literal and the particular, by...
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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 (2021) 48 (1): 251–263.
Published: 01 February 2021
... with Mary Gaitskill’s novel Veronica . The critical judgment puts the artwork into a milieu. This essay argues the case for the holism of critical judgments versus what the author calls Bitsiness as Usual, the fragmentation of our understanding of our encounters with artworks. The author subjects both...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
...-language­ philosophy, but, notably, not the work of G. E. M. Anscombe. See Anton Ford, Jennifer Hornsby, and Frederick Stoutland, eds., Essays on Anscombe’s “Intention” (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011). On holism, I recommend the work of Vincent Des- combes, especially his Les...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
... spatial boundary 2 32:2, 2005. Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press. 24 boundary 2 / Summer 2005 complement. In short, I would like to look into some of the afterlives of area studies and how its inaugural impulse for holism and comparison has been reconfigured in such ways as to retain and...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 141–155.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... A dazzling exemplification of anthropological holism founded on attention to the minutest empirical facts is Edward Sapir’s analysis of just four words to deduce that the Navajo had migrated from the far north—an analysis my...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
... ‘‘total living situation This holism joins Erik- son’s project closely to what has often been felt to be the distinctive value of literature. Erikson’s notion of identity was first formulated as what he called ‘‘ego-identity 30 He is part of neo-Freudian ego-psychology, which puts him on the...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 107–122.
Published: 01 August 2003
... fall from primordial innocence, no Oedipal crisis, but also has no need, equally, therefore, of a narrative of restoration. Cyborgs [are without families of any kind, and so] do not crave y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 122 of 252 holism nor reunification...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... introduction to Mimesis offers a moving account of Auer- bachian humanism, capturing a sense of the vulnerability of subjectivity, or ‘‘individuality in Auerbach’s magnum opus. Said is particularly appre- ciative of Auerbach’s Vico-inspired historicism, his capacity for synthesis, holism, and the cosmic...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 133–153.
Published: 01 May 2010
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2016
... than unsettling the division between the cosmological and anthropological orders, that is, unsettling the very ontological grounds of “nature” and “culture,” it seeks to establish a musicological holism on a disciplinary foundation that take such terms for granted. What emerges is a mode of...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... complicated and deeply problem- atic identity matrix is at work in this sense of CPT as area studies, which seems to dominate the fledgling field. What Harry Harootunian has called the “afterlives of area studies” points to a tendency for the field’s “inaugu- ral impulse for holism and comparison [to be...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012