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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anthony Bogues Arguing that the processes of racial slavery and colonialism were “historically catastrophic,” thereby creating the grounds for different sets of questions about the human and the meanings of freedom, this essay maps some of the ways in which these questions have been posed from...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Bruce Robbins Duke University Press 2005 Temporizing: Time and Politics in the Humanities and Human Rights Bruce Robbins In her recent book Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emo- tions, Martha Nussbaum offers the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... demands of the group, Waters sees the individual as a countervailing force. Duke University Press 2009 Confucianism, Humanism, and Human Rights I went to China for the first time in 1996 at the invitation of the French Department at Nanjing University, which was working with the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 143–172.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Gary Tomlinson Viewed in broad and deep-historical perspective, human musicking can help us to discern a semiotics reaching far beyond the human sign, clarifying its signifying processes while at the same time delimiting them within the larger realm of information. These categories and distinctions...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gloria Davies In engaging with Chinese perceptions of human rights, we must first consider how the human is understood in Chinese. The Confucian idea of the human as synonymous with benevolence is a morally exacting one. Across the centuries, it has found articulation in the enduring demand for...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 107–122.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 111 of 252 6943 boundar Neither Gods nor Monsters: An Untimely Critique of the ‘‘Post/Human’’ Imagination...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 131–189.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 2005 Addressing Human Rights Use and Abuse of Human Rights Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Argument: Responsibility-based cultures are long stagnating and un- prepared for the public sphere...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 187–215.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Kim Uchang Duke University Press 2007 Politics and Human Values: Reflections on Democratic Politics in Korea Kim Uchang 1 When originally planning the second conference of the Daesan Foun- dation, the organizers...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jonathan Arac Chang-Rae Lee's Native Speaker (1995) demonstrates the work a novel can do in speaking (up) for the human in the current life of the United States, even though the novel as an institution has become residual, as print literature yields to other media forms. Through his epigraph from...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 191–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Soyica Diggs Colbert “‘When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead’: The Future of the Human in Suzan-Lori Parks’s The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World ” puts thing theory in conversation with theorizations of temporality, claiming that things rupture the subject/object binary by dislocating...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Wang Ban In understanding rights across cultures, critics tend to view individual or human rights as unique to the West and alien to community-based or authoritarian Eastern cultures. This essay challenges this fetishism of individual rights by tracing social and intellectual movements in the West...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... © 2012 by R. A. Judy 2012 Introduction: For Dignity; Tunisia and the Poetry of Emergent Democratic Humanism R. A. Judy Looking at what is happening in Tunisia now, one cannot help but ask how revolutions, or revolts...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 197–216.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Mark Bauerlein Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 203 of 237 Political Dreams, Economic Woes, and Inquiry in the Humanities Mark Bauerlein...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Emily Apter Duke University Press 2004 Saidian Humanism Emily Apter Of crucial importance to Edward Said throughout his extraordinary career as an exemplary literary comparatist was the problem of humanism. In taking up the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 3–20.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Karl Kroeber Duke University Press 2006 Dossier on American Democracy American Democracy, Boomer Humanism, Brotherhood Karl Kroeber My mind, because the minds that I have loved, The sort of beauty I have approved...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... discarded critical practices that illuminate new directions for constructing alternative futures. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Infinite Rehearsals of the Critique of Religion: Theological Thinking After Humanism Corey D. B. Walker...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Anita Starosta This essay asks how translation—considered not merely as an interlinguistic procedure but as a practice inherent in every encounter—might come to inform the emergent paradigm of “global humanities.” Even as post-Eurocentric criticism presumes Europe to have been provincialized, it is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 213–237.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Claire Colebrook Bernard Stiegler's corpus is at once a diagnosis of the human organism's capacities and incapacities in relation to technè at the same time as it couples this organology with the refusal and affirmation of a properly human technological life. His work is at once destructive of any...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
...R. Radhakrishnan This essay is a genealogical appreciation of the theoretical legacy of the work of William Spanos as it has evolved from an early and ongoing commitment to the “de-structive hermeneutics” of Martin Heidegger toward Edward Said’s exilic politics of a contrapuntal secular humanism...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Simon During Precarity is a double condition. On the one hand, it denotes a socioeconomic position of insecurity and poverty, often particularly associated with statelessness. On the other, as is here argued, it denotes an anthropological or existential condition, one for which human beings are...