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boundary 2 (1 May 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 (1 May 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...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2008
... 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 balanced between assimilation and escape, into a discourse on the emergent American...
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boundary 2 (1 August 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 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 33–46.
Published: 01 August 2007
... celebration 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...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of departure for the assessment 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...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
... horror, as what zombies do. 220 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...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 61–72.
Published: 01 August 2006
... greater than the sum of its parts; 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...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 173–196.
Published: 01 May 2004
... 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 It will not do, in the face of all these issues arising out of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2002) 29 (3): 123–136.
Published: 01 August 2002
... knows 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...
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boundary 2 (1 February 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 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... 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 might mean by ‘beliefs’ have been emerging she writes, and the aim of her essay, we gather, is to pursue that novelty around another fresh corner.10 The...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 143–160.
Published: 01 August 2007
... 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 and the loss of reality. To say it paradoxically: Following Brecht...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2010
... pragmatist. Brooks hoped—vaguely and unopti- mistically enough—that there could be some mediation between the two realms, some “middle ground” to “mitigate, combine, or harmonize them.” “Middle ground” is just what American culture notoriously fails to produce. Moreover, I think the problem goes...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2010
... migrated to their movement, Tea Party goers have turned the rep- 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...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., and mimic, is exemplary 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...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2003) 30 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
... American social science, in a scholarly project across disci- plines that flourished for several 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...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., geopolitically located, 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...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2005
... on his dissertation. He was an incredible charmer, a master wit and a master of academic power plays, a supreme pragmatist, who knew just how to shuffle the deck so that the negative reviews of a candidate he wanted to hire at Yale were at the bottom and the positive reviews came out on top. He...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 33–70.
Published: 01 May 2012