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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Gloria Davies What do we mean by “Chinese thought,” and how should we engage with it? This essay begins with the claim that sixiang , or “Chinese thought,” is best approached as both a mode of critical inquiry and a style of rhetorical persuasion. It argues that Lu Xun's reflections on baihua...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... on Terror” into the organic truth of life itself. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 climate change security state global security ecosecurity American sublime Rethinking the Society of the Spectacle: Natural Security, the Coming Ecologies of War, and the Critical Inquiry of William V...
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boundary 2 (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 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Anustup Basu This essay is a wide-ranging inquiry into an early and consistent monotheistic impulse in Hindu nationalist discourses and identity formation since the late nineteenth century. It argues that the consolidation of a pan-Indian Hindu demographic and religious identity, cutting across...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Being and Time , namely, that it takes Dasein itself as both the agent and the witness— the source of phenomenological evidence or testimony—for the inquiry. Dasein, that is, being both the philosophical inquirer and the entity that calls itself “I,” whose being is being-with “others,” can be none other...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... to broaden the theoretical base of political inquiry by being as culturally inclusive as possible; it seeks to transcend national boundaries and build a body of theory that is somehow “global.” However, CPT must also be sensitive to the ways that “comparison” can function to separate (rather than include...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 233–247.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Chris Taylor This essay provides a critical review of Shane Burley's Fascism Today . Studies of fascism, it argues, are always necessarily an inquiry into phenomenologies of historical time and a reflection on historiographical method. Engaging with Burley's account of contemporary fascist...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Daniel Tiffany Abstract This short essay makes inquiries and observations about how Norman O. Brown understands the confluence of poetry and prophecy, especially concerning the sorts of language he associates with “prophetic” poetry. Specifically, the essay attempts to identify more clearly...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 205–232.
Published: 01 May 2021
... addressed in solidarity discourses and practices. Despite their apparent galvanizing powers, do such discourses and practices also act as sites of marginalization or occlusion? Where do we locate a Palestinian voice within them? My overarching objective in this inquiry is to reconsider solidarity from...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Critical Inquiry Symposium’’ W. J. T. Mitchell and Wang Ning have announced to readers of Criti- cal Inquiry that ‘‘theory is alive and well in China 1 They report from Beijing My thanks to the roundtable arranged by Gaurav G. Desai for the MLA Discussion Group on Postcolonial Studies...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Inquiry Symposium’’ W. J. T. Mitchell and Wang Ning have announced to readers of Criti- cal Inquiry that ‘‘theory is alive and well in China 1 They report from Beijing My thanks to the roundtable arranged by Gaurav G. Desai for the MLA Discussion Group on Postcolonial Studies in Literature...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 173–196.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in Critical Inquiry 18 (Summer 1992): 198–219. In subsequent articles, I applied this philo- sophical point by way of criticism of a very specific political case of secularism, the case of Nehruvian secularism in India, both after Indian independence and for some years before, in the thinking and rhetoric...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... professor of English at the University of Chicago. His publications appear in such journals as Critical Inquiry, Social Text, Post45, and Neo-­Victorian Studies, as well as edited volumes such as The American Novel, 1870–1940 and Cyberspace and National Security. He is also a coeditor of Critical...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 2010
... studies at Monash University. Her publications include (author/editor/translator) Voicing Concerns: Contemporary Chinese Critical Inquiry (2001); (coedited with Chris Nyland) Glob­ alization in the Asian Region: Impacts and Consequences (2004); Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 February 2024
... institutionalization of black and women's studies as curricular objects for humanistic inquiry, after thirty years since what black feminist Ann duCille ( 1994 : 591) aptly terms the institutionalization of “the occult of true black womanhood,” whiteness continues to define the normative state of existence for “women...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 39–57.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in the Politics precede the claim that the market is the by-­product of the polis. In the beginning of this inquiry, Aristotle distinguishes between the art of supply and economy: “The function of the former is to provide and that of the latter to use” (Pol. 1256a). Equipped with this distinction, Aristotle...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 95–106.
Published: 01 February 2024
... she has revolutionized thinking in multiple fields of inquiry. Indeed, there is much in Hortense Spillers's oeuvre to celebrate—from black feminism to literary criticism. Her rhetorical force, innovative terminology, and intellectual courage offer a text and lesson for empowerment. After teaching her...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
... to be. Therefore, Spanos’s project fuses the historicality of understanding to the ontological question of the essence of Dasein’s Being-in-­ ­the-­world, since all under- standing is historical and temporal. Hence, for Spanos, all interpretive praxis is always already histori- cal inquiry...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 25–69.
Published: 01 February 2022
... in the perceptual challenges of industrial and technological modernity—what methodological purchase does a fully identified media archaeology provide? If the benefit is to decentralize and deterritorialize cinema by expanding the inquiry of the synchronic and diachronic interplay between media, what insight...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... voiced by the very authorities whose methods of inquiry he challenges. Adorno’s work is an act of resis- tance to the principles of correction that classical rhetoric invokes in order to tame the unruly contents of inquiry.4 As such it is an interventionist form of criticism, a term that recurs...