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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Wang Hui © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Scientific Worldview, Culture Debates, and the Reclassification of Knowledge in Twentieth-century China Wang Hui Translated by Hongmei Yu...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 3–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Carey D. Balaban; Kurt D. Yankaskas This essay explores the process of the acquisition and application of knowledge by the Department of Defense (DoD) of the United States of America, based upon policies and practices of the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The ONR's “Systems-of-Systems” approach...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2022
... Dionysian shadow. Public knowledge transformed into poetic utterance, and a mere class assignment—alienated, sallow—became a shared mythic event. As Brown was carried onto stage in a wooden coffin, emerging in a top hat to rowdy reception, the modern research university reverted to a more primordial mode...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 79–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... blocked in the exogenic representations we might call “liberal democratic.” The blockage, this article argues, results from liberal democracy's disavowed investment in its own philosopher-king, what Jacques Lacan called the “big Other.” The Lacanian big Other is one in whom “being” and “knowledge...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... then comes back to the “civilized” world but refuses to write about the secret. He shall not be part of the Western community of knowledge, the community of university professors. Instead, he becomes an archivist at Yale. The commentary asks about the founding dichotomy between knowledge and the archive...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julian Bourg Beginning in the 1970s, terrorism became an object of contested expert knowledge. Fears over this moralized and loosely defined phenomenon emerged at the very moment that Western states achieved a certain monopoly over legitimate political violence. This politico-epistemological...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (4): 113–140.
Published: 01 November 2017
...” that reveals myth as such and thereby opens the possibility of justice beyond law and beyond the myth of possession fundamental to positive law and knowledge, including mathematized and strategically militarized knowledge. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Walter Benjamin deconstruction...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Bernard Stiegler Throughout the twentieth century, the development of technologies—of what Walter Benjamin calls “mechanical reproducibility”—led to a generalized regression of the psychomotive knowledges that were characteristic of art amateurs. This regression was made possible by a machinic turn...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (3): 5–22.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Miyoshi and his ceaseless effort to overcome the boundaries separating people was paralleled by his voracious desire to cross the boundaries that divided the disciplines of knowledge. The force that lay behind the impulse to expand his acquisition of knowledge was an unrestrained restlessness...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 105–129.
Published: 01 August 2016
... in the discourse arise because political economists are speaking “the language of commodities.” In this sense, Marx's “science” is the practice of translation. Building on the grounding insight that scientific knowledge descends into ideology by misrecognizing the correct terrain of its concepts, Marx's writings...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
... materialist philosophy in transforming systems of knowledge to create new forms of collective Soviet identity. By examining political speeches and propaganda on the Soviet periphery, this essay argues that the translation of communism across the Muslim national platform exposes the power of this Marxist...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 31–54.
Published: 01 May 2009
... authoritative knowledge of or judgment on the social world, Franzen is inspired by fiction's capacity—when it is true to its exploratory, inventive, and creative character—to convey something significant about individual and social life, and about the complicated intersection of public and private. Throughout...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lindsay Waters Although Westerners are apt to say, without much on-the-ground knowledge of China, that China's population is irredeemably conformist, in fact both Chinese and American societies have a strong inclination to conformism, which is why great American thinkers have, again and again...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... and the emergent revolutionary elites over the meaning of the forces of social change and the modalities through which they are to be sustained or institutionalized. That contestation is fundamentally over the legitimacy of divergent, although related, intellectual formations or structures of knowledge. © 2012...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 75–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... tension. Under the explicit guidance of John Borthwick Gilchrist, the Hindi vernacular was shaped through linguistic pogroms. At the same time, Lallu Jee Lal’s training in Braj Bhāsa, as well as his intimate knowledge of the long history of Braj-Sanskrit and Braj-Urdu interactions, came into play...
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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 (2012) 39 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Paul A. Bové Criticism should take on board the traditions of Blackmur, Auerbach, and Said to deal philologically and lovingly with the human history recorded and created in the use of language. Poetry especially is the vestibule for critics who understand that categorical and conceptual knowledge...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
... present Spanos’s seminal work as a polemos . Indeed, more than the production of a corpus of historical or sociological knowledge, what defines his work is his radical confrontation with facticity, that is to say, with the quotidian determinations of being as historical agency. Polemos is a term crucial...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 153–177.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ubaraj Katawal This article examines William V. Spanos’s works in relation to those of other postcolonial thinkers such as Partha Chatterjee, Dipesh Chakrabarty, and Edward Said. Like many of these writers, Spanos draws from Michel Foucault’s critique of the power-knowledge relation. However...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
...—of ars and of tekhnē . I then proceed with the assertion that Stiegler recognizes in our postglobal society what he calls a state of generalized proletarianization, a state in which there is a loss of knowledge on the part of individuals and collectives in terms of both savoir - faire (know-how...