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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 31–56.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Peter E. Gordon The landmark 1950 study in social psychology The Authoritarian Personality represents a significant attempt to correlate right-wing political orientation with psychological or characterological dispositions. As a collaborator and coauthor of the study, Theodor W. Adorno brought to...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 135–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Karl Kroeber Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 141 of 237 American Universities: A Personal View Karl Kroeber The following...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...David S. Randall; Robert P. Wilson This essay examines the confluence of personal memoir, scholarship, and classroom teaching in the intellectual life. The authors trace the theme of “bearing witness” as the axiom of the intellectual vocation at three different moments in the career of William V...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 137–165.
Published: 01 February 2012
... two opposing systems of values and cultural production. One was dominant, while the other was repressed but survived in various forms and in uneven ways. The present essay is, in part, the story of that survival and eventual victory. I draw on printed material, extensive fieldwork, and personal...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 161–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Europe and Asia. Reading Russian narratives about the Caucasus alongside narratives by Muslim writers of the Caucasus, I challenge the ideologically constructed binaries of Self and Other, Europe and the Orient, as well as history and personal memory. More specifically, this article discusses the figure...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... called the “sweatshop sublime” and to popular notions of ethical consumption and argue that Gibson's coolhunter is a modified type of ethical consumer, a person able to map economic systems onto personal meanings as meanings, translating the behavior of the market not into a more just price point at the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
... links between morality and reason; the commonplace that associates lifestyle with queer acts and persons; and the conflation of character with identity—discloses both the problems of this discourse and the truths it exposes. Starting with a discussion of an important episode become trope in Kant's...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
... resulting instrumental and mechanistic tendencies of twentieth-century life. Adorno’s fractured and aphoristic Minima Moralia is a reflection on the “damaged” nature of exilic existence; Spanos’s In the Neighborhood of Zero decries the massive destructive potential, on both global and personal levels, of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into a professorship of music at a small midwestern college and, despite his fears, poor personal relationships, and morbid obsession with lurid exhibits (reports and pictures) for his attic “Inhumanity Museum,” ends up escaping discovery, the loss of his job, and public censure. In the biggest irony...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2016
... centrality of China, and the problems of the Anthropocene, such as climate change. And yet he at least remained loyal to a vision of enlightenment and liberation, even as his own personal communism was reduced to loyalty to the memory of fallen comrades. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Eric...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 29–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
... phenomenon necessarily repeated within the life-history of not only every economic system but also every subject. Moreover, the article suggests that the concept needs to be understood in terms of both what is surpassed and what is foreclosed. Personal indebting in the era of global finance is a mode of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... educated persons to conduct themselves as moral exemplars. In this essay, the divergent ramifications of this Confucian dictum are explored via several Chinese thinkers including Huang Zongxi, Liang Qichao, Lu Xun, and Mao Zedong. Their intellectual legacies are considered in relation to present-day uses...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 93–120.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Wang Xiaoming; Lennet Daigle In the last decades of the nineteenth century, the earliest of the modern Chinese revolutionaries were looking beyond the creation of a new polity to the creation of a new kind of person and new ways of living together. At a moment when the political legacy of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
... hitherto unseen elements in his personal trajectory, his philosophical vocation, and his political project. The works in the Homo Sacer series have compellingly and persuasively argued that the creating of sacred and sovereign states of exception has often been responsible for the dire states of political...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Walt Whitman and his structural echoes of American first-person narratives such as Moby-Dick, The Great Gatsby, All the King's Men , and Invisible Man , Lee troubles the autoethnographic mode that he employs, in common with other important Asian American writings. Lee's work combines imaginative...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
... novel are held to an acute historicist sensibility about what exploring certain modes of representation do in the world, and what types of person can explore those modes. There is a resonance of this sensibility in what some today call magical realism ( realismo mágico ) and others realismo maravilloso...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 229–234.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Elizabeth Willis “Lyric Dissent” discusses the social structure and context of lyric address, particularly the lyric's propensity for multiple voicings beyond the personal. Reading the poems of William Carlos Williams in the context of modernism's evolving countertraditions and the violent backdrop...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Ultimately, a return to the Byzantine contexts that engender iconoclast theology and politics is also a call for a properly historicized study of Muslim injury, a study that leaves aside quasi-transcendental notions of uniquely Muslim personal injury for a return to the tangible world of modern ideas and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 39–57.
Published: 01 August 2013
... practicing economic virtue or its corresponding vice, prudence is kept unharmed, and both the sound-minded and the licentious person are liable to slip into some sort of bondage. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Aristotle Economizes the Market...