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boundary 2 (1 November 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 (1 May 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 (1 August 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 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 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, and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 November 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 (1 November 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 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for most writing as well as the vernacular—by the end of the nineteenth century. While the turn to the vernacular has generally been seen as the sine qua non of the expansion of popular knowledge in modern China, Wang Hui finds Lu Xun arguing that any abandonment of deeply rooted indigenous linguistic...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
... 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...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 February 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 (1 February 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 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., critical musicology's appeal to the performative as embodied knowledge and a more recent “affective turn” reveals fiduciary aurality to rely on two posits: first, a quasi realism that links aurality with a given but unexamined and nonnegotiable object, and second, a relationality wherein aurality harnesses...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... following him committed a grave and unseen philosophical error that he calls “correlationism,” in failing to see that humans can have access to absolute knowledge. Meillassoux's demonstration fails to deliver on this promise by equivocating on just the key argumentative points that philosophers from Kant...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Bernard Stiegler How is individuation possible when all knowledges are transmitted by machines? Is wanting “to be a machine” the ultimate articulation of this limit question? As for us, living as we do in the age of a new machinic turn of sensibility (the digital turn, which coincides with the end...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 57–75.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by asking whether there are, among states, suicide states? What kind of destruction, what kind of politics, are thereby made manifest? My concerns ultimately align, I hope, with the knowledge of militarization . © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 suicide militarization destruction Samson...