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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for their helpful comments on drafts of this essay. “All I Do Is Think about You”: Some Notes on Pragmatist Longing in Recent Literary Study of Amiri Baraka Jeremy Matthew Glick You made my soul a burning fire You’re getting to be my one desire...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Robert B. Brandom Robert B. Brandom 2001 When Philosophy Paints Its Blue on Gray: Irony and the Pragmatist Enlightenment Robert B. Brandom 1. A Second Enlightenment Classical American pragmatism can be viewed as a minor...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2008
... elaborates a fierce antidetermin- ism against that model.11 It is not, however, the individualized and immedi- ate antideterminism that the Pragmatists famously posed against Spencer and Social Darwinism.12 The novel transforms the Traverse family gene- alogy, which is always precariously...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of the “dissenters” from Social Darwinism, particularly the early pragmatists. This rendition of intellectual history in the age of William James and John Dewey suffered from two obvious defects the author did not, and probably 36  boundary 2 / Fall 2007 could not, address. On the one hand...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 173–196.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., since it gives the inquirer no instruction that makes any difference to how he or she should proceed with inquiry. And Bilgrami / Secularism and Relativism 181 as the pragmatist rightly says, what makes no difference to inquiry, makes no difference to epistemology.4...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 197–217.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Post-9/11 Grammar and the Pragmatist Lessons in the Age of Baudrillard.” In The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein , edited by Allegrezza William , 172 – 91 . Norfolk UK : Salt Publishing . Lehman David . 1999 . The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of the reform program itself. Underlying Deng Xiaoping’s approach to the politi- cal, social, and economic problems he had inherited from the preceding period is the pragmatist belief that these problems were attributable to the economic unproductivity in the years of the Cultural Revolution (1966–76...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... boundary 2 / Summer 2010 Brotherhood army in prison, at the same time the yogic hippie flying in from other lives advises like a pragmatist, “Change your hair, change your life” (12). “Long, sad history of L.A. land use, as Aunt Reet [the realtor] never tired of pointing...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (3): 61–72.
Published: 01 August 2006
...; it is its parts loosely or strictly coordinated in response to social stimuli. All else is pure idealistic and speculative nonsense. Madame Merle is like a pragmatist semiotician, somewhat avant le letter. Isabel objects to this view and claims instead that while she does not know if any of her...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (3): 55–86.
Published: 01 August 2021
... a moderate, pragmatist course ( 2012 : 412). Now, we have a better picture of the historical background against which Fernández Buey remains circumspect about Gramsci's supposedly prodigious and endless political lessons: they cut both ways too easily. Detached from Gramsci's thick understanding...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 123–136.
Published: 01 August 2002
... what. Those pragmatists are the other side of the coin of the uncompromis- ing ideologues: Both lack new, clear, and distinct ideas about the possible future to which they aspire. The question is, how are current changes tied...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of sheer role confu- sion—celebrated by Hegel but theoretically dangerous, according to Anderson, when deployed by pragmatists such as Richard Rorty, or performance theorists of gender such as Judith Butler. . See Jacques Derrida, “Signature Event Context,” in Limited Inc (Evanston, Ill...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... It is the permanent location of thought. Such is the universalism that makes Smith’s antiuniversalist pragmatism tick. This is a strategy Smith repeats elsewhere. In ‘‘Belief and Resis- tance she begins by emphasizing how innovative her pragmatist nominal- ism is. M]ore or less novel conceptions of what we...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... “the fastidious refinement and aloofness of the chief Ameri- can writers” and “the catchpenny opportunism of our contemporary busi- ness life”—Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin, the transcendental writer and the philistine pragmatist. Brooks hoped—vaguely and unopti- mistically enough...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 223–237.
Published: 01 February 2005
... his analyses to time was unfortunately paid for by an immense loss—the ability of science to account for the experi- ence of the cosmos. Is this not, then, what pragmatists had tried to achieve? To be sure, James is one of the heroes of Whitehead’s story, but if we have to recognize that James...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of American pragmatism with a great big difference, because Obama is not part of a praxis. He’s not a pragmatist; he’s a figure who is simultaneously part of the political system, but a figure who should not belong to it. That’s what Dussel means by the trialectic: that you have to have...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 143–160.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., Brecht distinguishes clearly between objectivism and objectivity, and learns from the American pragmatists, whose impulse he liberates from its social limitations.21 He condemns the objectivism of many Marxists. He balances on the narrow ridge between a critique of objec- tivism...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2010
...- resentatives of the Obama movement into cynical pragmatists more inter- ested in factchecking than in envisioning alternative futures.Their image making machines stripped the attribute of “audacity” away from Obama’s party of hope to exercise a monopoly over the public imaginary. This para- sitic...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., individualizing, and so on)—is not, in fact, quite so clear-cut as the rhetoric of the opposition might imply. Newman, on occasions, resembles a pragmatist thinker such as Richard Rorty, who once explained his ‘‘postmodern bourgeois liberal’’ stance by arguing that the sociopolitical arrangements...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
... decades after World War II. I intend no nativist gesture like the current retrieval of pragmatist philosophy (which has also claimed Burke).22 Rather, I aim to retrace a formation that rather sud- denly lost its place, leaving a blank for the emergence of what we now know as Cultural Studies...