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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... unorthodox conception of what Heidegger meant by the term Dasein . On the standard reading, although the word is not synonymous with “person” or “human being,” it nevertheless refers to what those terms refer to, namely individual people like you and me. Haugeland maintains, instead, that it designates a...
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boundary 2 (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...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 119–151.
Published: 01 May 2020
... human-being through a consideration of human animality beyond the traditional divide between nature and culture. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 humanism human-being human/animal history species References Benjamin Walter . 1996 . One-Way Street. In Selected...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (1): 55–71.
Published: 01 February 2019
... conviction that human beings can know very little about the economy and its hostility, therefore, to any economics that presents itself as scientific. Such skepticism and antiscientism are shared by most versions of critical theory and science and technology studies (STS), including the version of STS that...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 213–237.
Published: 01 February 2017
... repeatable text (such that to repeat a text is to allow for its transformation), Stiegler locates the pharmakon in a specifically inorganic relation the human bears to itself as an organism. In order to function as a relatively stable and autonomous self, the human must be open to inscriptive systems that...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 133–153.
Published: 01 May 2010
... subfield of media hauntology are still too anthropocentric, given the continued investment in human exceptionalism (albeit of an abject kind). Rather, the cybernetic interdependence of humans, animals, and machines should be fully acknowledged and appreciated in order to avoid the conflation of pathos with...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
... humanism, Spanos’s long career of distinguished work continues to vivify the human condition in the name of the Heideggerian “nothing.” The uniqueness of the Spanos legacy is its idiosyncratic originality: for example, Spanos’s brand of poststructuralism is not compatible with what has come to be known as...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 191–212.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., inventing an agency that is wrested away from genetics. It is in this sense, Stiegler claims, that techni- cal evolution marks a break with evolution by natural selection. The history of humanity will thus be a “history of the supplement” (Stiegler 2011: 142; 2004: 188), meaning the history of our...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
... moment when the humanities are being asked to justify themselves to opponents within and beyond the university. Reading Said’s humanism through Swift’s inhumane satire, this essay both analyzes and attempts a mode of literary engagement that operates “between the world and the archive,” where Said argued...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2020
... The law s standards perhaps because they aim not to be value judgments endow the often arbitrary assumptions of human defects and capacity with far- reaching results. But nowhere are the lines of inclusion and ostracism as sharply drawn as in the remnants of ancient common law in forfeiture, as it now...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... it as simply synonymous with the rhetoricians to avoid misconstruing interpretation to be fundamentally or necessarily -talḵīs) is a summary of the histori) ,allegoresis. In its performance cal transmission of human speculative thought actualized in certain dis- crete bodies of...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
... and indices of a more general global condition is not merely the social and economic marginality of these subjects. As they resist both the liberal dream of common humanity that might be achieved through recognition and the neoliberal dream of prosperity that is indifferent to the human as such, the...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
... concept of being as a measure for other humans and as a philosophical and political justification for their dispossession, enslavement, and extermination, the very first acts of colonization. His insistence on the poststructuralists’ legacy of an antihumanist practice that desires to articulate the...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 17–42.
Published: 01 February 2012
... others through communication.¹ To give it a more specific definition, it is “the set of rules followed in order to be recognized as knowing how to act and judge correctly Humanity has 1. The first to use this concept of grammar outside its established sense in the field of lin- guistics was...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ahmed Jdey History has its own laws and its own tricks. Dictators, who are inherently antihistorical, do not realize it; yet humanity, in its rich and exciting trajectory, continues to instruct the great dictators and despots of the world about the force of history, in Africa as well as Asia, in...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 February 2015
... reproduce it by the profession at large, especially in designing their pedagogy. Practitioners of the literary and cultural humanities must continually be aware of their complicity in reproducing a “thinking of colonized and docile bodies in the service of the dominant sociopolitical order whether conceived...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 1–24.
Published: 01 November 2020
... . Wiener Norbert . 1948 . Cybernetics: Control and Communication in the Animal and Machine . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Wiener Norbert . 1954 . The Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics and Society . 2n d edition. Boston : Houghton Mifflin . boundary 2 47:4 (2020) DOI 10.1215...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 165–215.
Published: 01 August 2011
... diminishing his life, his art, or his legacy as an iconoclastic, genuinely transitional figure in the emergence of twentieth-century culture. His status as the first Global Citizen, representing his race and his country, is augmented by his anomalous “postracial” identity as a representative of human good...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 167–190.
Published: 01 February 2017
... such—species-defining. Stiegler deploys the myth of Prometheus and Epimetheus to make this point: focusing on Epime- theus’s “fault,” his forgetting to reserve some defining characteristic for human beings in his allotment of powers to the mortal creatures, Stieg- ler emphasizes how human skills...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... constitutes a dynamic, however uneven continuum of multiple “sites” or “field of forces,” ranging from the representa- tion of being as such, through the human subject, the ecos in which humanity dwells, gender, race, economics, social formation, lan- guage, culture, and national...