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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 109–135.
Published: 01 May 2005
...George Steinmetz Duke University Press 2005 The Genealogy of a Positivist Haunting: Comparing Prewar and Postwar U.S. Sociology George Steinmetz This essay asks two related questions about the discipline of soci- ology in the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
...David Fieni Examining the work of Ernest Renan in relation to thinkers confessing Arab and Islamic affiliations in the Ottoman fin de siècle allows us to understand how Orientalist scholarship has used decadence as the figure through which its positivist scientific claims were redistributed as...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Narrative of the Universal / 81 George Steinmetz / The Genealogy of a Positivist Haunting: Comparing Prewar and Postwar U.S. Sociology / 109 Marilyn Ivy / In/Comparable Horrors: Total War and the Japanese Thing / 137 Michael Dutton / From Culture Industry to Mao Industry: A Greek Tragedy / 151...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
... individuals. The historical connection between abstract individuals and atomism shows that atomism is not based on positivist principles but on abstract assumption. The conflict between the atomistic view of nature and the Neo-Confucianist worldview was born in the transformation of the moral system...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Secularist (1999), an early statement of the postsecularist turn, which itself referenced Bertrand Russell’s “Why I Am Not a Chris- tian” (1927), a document of an early twentieth-century,­ positivistic atheism. Our play with these two titles is purposeful: a critical framing of the post- secularist...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2000) 27 (3): 1–35.
Published: 01 August 2000
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., or Freud, and perhaps closer to the Parsonian vulgarization of Weber. It is at bottom positivistic in nature, confronting this vulgarized account of secularization with the “fact” of the continued, widespread existence of communities of the faithful across the world, whose disappearance it...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 February 2000
... intellectual work, as thinking, without knowing what work is? To do so is to presume that intellectual work is pretheoretical. Of course, Du Bois did not move this way. His ongoing critique of the positivist concept of intellectual...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 19–27.
Published: 01 August 2003
... manner of the classics and romantics; it is already too late to cut this fetish-text with the knife of castrat- ing knowledge, as do the scientists, the positivists, and sometimes the Marxists; it is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 197–216.
Published: 01 February 2000
... has revealed the positivist callowness and ideological complicitousness of such inquiriesAfter three decades of influential recent high theorywe have come to understand the social construction of much, including gen...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2007
... mechanism)—defended a more deter- ministic and positivistic Marxism. 180  boundary 2  /  Spring 2007 throughout what we now call Central Europe. But other rigorous thinkers from the Soviet era deserve mention as well: Georg Lukács, cited only once (as a literary critic), such major Soviet neo...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2013
...: “Such is water, my dear, such and not otherwise.” The statement enforces a positivist tendency that conceives of knowledge not only as mimetic and belated with respect to its object but, even more important for the present essay, as univocal—or monologic, as Bakhtin would put it. The...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the positivistic notion of “progress,” it was deeply distrustful of Islam, which it held responsible for Ottoman and general Middle East- ern “backwardness.” According to Kemalism, religion had to be kept under strict control of the secular state. Part of the justification for all the military...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 79–89.
Published: 01 August 2010
... notion of philology has never been clearly defined except when it became so positivistic that it left little room for any foray into the kind of heuristic interpretation that opens new intel- lectual horizons. Incidentally, the same observation could be made about some manifestations of formalist...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 81–107.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the other hand, I refer to rationalistic-formalistic- positivistic thinking in various modern and contemporary fashions, which invariably maintains the validity of atomic-individualistic universality that provides an epistemological and moral ‘‘unified fieldto borrow the con- cept from modern...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2000) 27 (1): 181–195.
Published: 01 February 2000
... institutions of global state power. What counts as theory here is extremely narrowly conceived. The field likes to think of itself as positivist, though it is not really Comtean, and the em- pirical standards of evidence are...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
... “outside” power and material interest.25 If such postmodern affirmations are distinct from our own (they are, as we will show), how so? Although the pluralization of the canon was certainly a battle well worth fighting, and although from a basic positivistic standpoint criti- cal music...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2014
... interest in different forms ever since. Anyway, as a student, I was, from the start, drawn to intellectual his- tory. In the mid- to late 1960s in British universities, and certainly in Cam- bridge, the syllabus in history was heavily dominated by positivist political history. I found that very...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Roman- tic ironists, such as Friedrich Schlegel, than to their archenemy Hegel. Be that as it may, in this passage, Gass would repeat in a finer, more compre- hensive tone the three models of order in modernity inaugurated in oppo- sition to positivist empiricism. These are: romantic organicism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... biological assurance for the national security state’s hyperbolic deployment of crisis. As the site of a never-ending­ struggle for survival, nature becomes the scripture for positivistically verifying the nonjudicial necessity of exceptional national security: How do organisms develop a proper...