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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2007
... generations. These four grew into a more and more sophisticated habit of networking, for “they established contacts between otherwise far-flung naturalists and per- mitted them to maintain those contacts for years” (75). The first generation comprised mainly Italian humanists and physicians, working in...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 207–241.
Published: 01 February 2004
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
...—despite belonging to an outmoded genre—it will open our present moment to questions as well. The essay itself contains a brief story of a letter supposedly written by Jan Vermeer to his childhood friend, the naturalist Anton van Leeuwenhoek, which is followed by the fictitious but plausible letter...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2002
... as such adapta- tions. The pragmatists were naturalists, but they saw themselves confront- ing a new sort of nature, a nature that is fluid, stochastic, exhibiting regulari- ties that are the statistical product of many particular contingent interactions between things and their ever changing...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 25–47.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: performing the role of urban naturalist, Dion buys fish from Chinatown fish markets and identifies, preserves, and eventually displays them in storage cabinets evoking early museums or cabinets of curiosity. The “site” of this piece is therefore as much the visual trappings of authority that inhere...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the history of atheism—this is reserved for a later and longer piece of writing. My position cannot be further away from both currently fashionable rationalist-­naturalist atheism (espoused by the likes of Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris) and the Christian-­derived atheism of nonbelief. I...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
...- logical.”20 Said identifies these “ideas about repetition” with the reproduc- tion and continuity of the gens, achieved through the naturalistic bonds of filiation, as opposed to the more institutionalized connections of affiliation. For Said, affiliation refers to alliances based on mutual economic...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... that is seen in literally hundreds of films does not allow for any naturalistic anchoring of signs or a persistent and integrated cinematic invention of a localized milieu. It regularly yields a picture of the metropolis devoutly desired that, in its boundless virtuality, overwhelms the limited...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
... freedom already entail the theoretical means to undo their metaphysical remainders, that is, their reference to the naturalistic idea of precultural animality and savagery. As we shall see, Benjamin’s later materialist concept of pedagogy will return to the latter aspect by dialectically inverting...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... while a seasoned entomolo- gist and naturalist who knew well how to use microscopes, Hirohito had no experience using microphones. His first take, therefore, did not go well; engineers believed his voice was not audible enough. The second take was a success, a “keeper,” as they say. Captured...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 187–202.
Published: 01 May 2018
... every corner of social existence. Like the great naturalists of the eighteenth and nine- teenth centuries, the academics of early twentieth-­century Germany con- tinue to pin rare insects on to display panels, blithely unaware that life is elsewhere. To German students of this period such as...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 213–239.
Published: 01 August 2003
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 February 2003
... differently from the maps in which turn-of- 6808 boundar the-century authors try to locate fictional events, in either a naturalist (as in Thomas Hardy’s maps of Wessex) or fantastic genre (as in L. Frank Baum’s maps of Oz and its surrounding...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 107–122.
Published: 01 August 2003
... social constructivist and new historicist Fou- cault, she is able not only to debunk in whatever discourse she is interro- gating any would-be essentialist pretensions and naturalistic assumptions almost before they raise...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2004
... was an amateur naturalist, par- ticularly interested in bird-watching, and he seems at first to be creating an almost elegiac record of the diminishment and even disappearance of species of birds and flora in the area. He records livestock and crop prices, and uses the newspapers to compare...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (3): 157–184.
Published: 01 August 2003
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... first becomes an empty Oneness, while the latter remains a naturalistic manifold of errant pluralities. In the absence of a dia- lectical bridge of unfolding self-consciousness—one that marks for itself a historical task of finally squaring immanence with transcendence, the fate of the...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 91–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... supra- naturalistic domain of persons governed by the rational moral law. By that light, the basis of the Haitian Revolution s incomprehensibleness Trouillot references, and which Kant so nicely exemplifies, has precisely to do with the priority of the individual in the tradition of European political...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010