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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
... definitive meanings and exact differences. The more open conventions of theory present a better model for this task of description and analysis. A historical account of the unstable associations of terror reveals how limiting and how aggressively polemical the post-9/11 anglophone attributions of terror have...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Spanos: his experiences as an American POW during the Dresden firebombing, his introduction of Martin Heidegger’s destructive/projective hermeneutics into the American academy in the 1970s, and his translation of these personal and scholarly commitments into pedagogical theory and practice. After...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 213–239.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Stanley Shostak Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 217 of 252 6943 boundar Struggle in The Structure of Evolutionary Theory Stanley Shostak...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Translation Studies Genealogies of Translation Theory: Jerome Lawrence Venuti 1. Instrumental versus Hermeneutic Models Although the history of translation theory and practice has been characterized by various concepts...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Mark Mazower © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Foucault, Agamben: Theory and the Nazis Mark Mazower It was “a threatening world which could crush us . . . a situation that had to end.” “Waiting for the dawn,” was how he...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Steven J. Venturino Duke University Press 2006 Inquiring After Theory in China Steven J. Venturino How can one take Edward Said’s advice and speak truth to power when power refuses to listen, when it actively suppresses and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 February 2008
...R. Radhakrishnan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Grievable Life, Accountable Theory R. Radhakrishnan In a world structured in dominance, is it viable, justifiable, and “con- scionable” to indulge in ontological thinking? What...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 61–86.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jiwei Ci Duke University Press 2007 What Is in the Cloud? A Critical Engagement with Thomas Metzger on “The Clash between Chinese and Western Political Theories” Jiwei Ci 1 A menacing cloud hangs across the...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2017
... embody at a foundational level a theory of language that some recent philosophers, including Charles Taylor and Philip Pettit, locate partly in the writings of Thomas Hobbes. As in Hobbes's political theory, this theory of language is closely tied to the conception of political sovereignty as necessarily...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Élise Derroitte Modern pedagogy, as distinguished particularly from Enlightenment theories, is characterized by an effort to reconnect the content of education (what is taught) to the particular experience of individuals who learn. From Dilthey to Dewey, the notion of experience ( Erlebnis ) has...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
... or anti-emancipatory figures plays a crucial role in the development of Badiou's theory of political subjectivity. How are we to think subjects which oppose, betray, or neutralize egalitarian militancy, or what Badiou would call fidelity to a truth-procedure? The article combines an account of this...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Galileo's trial and Darwin's theory. In the last few years, however, within the higher circles of the Vatican, a less open-minded stance with regard to both the natural and the social sciences seems to have gained strength again. In this article, the roots, nature, and implications of this less-tolerant...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Brooke Holmes Bonnie Honig’s recently published book, Antigone, Interrupted , is a significant new contribution to ongoing debates in philosophy, political theory, and literary studies about the reception of Sophocles’s Antigone . This review analyzes the strengths of Honig’s readings, the theory...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 187–202.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the political potential of aesthetic modernism. More than a mere theoretical appreciation of the avant-garde, Benjamin’s work represents a sustained attempt to apply modernist methods of production to the practice of theory itself. Benjamin’s experiments carry the expectation that the reception of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Howard Eiland Walter Benjamin’s theory of education was first produced in conjunction with the theory of experience he developed in the years immediately preceding World War I, the period of his student activism. Integral to the discourse of both learning and experiencing in Benjamin is the idea of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Institute during the summer of 2006. The dialogue takes up questions of the relationship between Drucker's theory and Marxist theories of capitalism, the intellectual usefulness of “post-capitalism” in understanding contemporary developments in capitalism, and its possible relevance to the developmental...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tracie Morris “Rakim's Performativity” considers the influence and relevance of pioneering Rapper Rakim's influential track “Follow the Leader” through the lens of J. L. Austin's theory of performativity presented in his philosophical work How to Do Things with Words . The author reflects on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
... literalism has long been exploded by various branches of philosophy and literary-cultural theory. The fundamentalists posit a primordial—and mythical—“literal” meaning of the Qur'an that has never in fact been articulated. The so-called fundamentalists wish to ignore both history and the necessity of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 87–118.
Published: 01 August 2011
... their inclusion might really be of substantive interest rather than only of ethical merit). Hence, as a response to accusations that mainstream political theory remains staunchly Eurocentric, the emerging field of comparative political thought (CPT) is anxious about its appropriate range of activity: it...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Wang Hui; Wen Tiejun; Lau Kin Chi In this dialogue spanning February to May 2011, Samir Amin, one of the most important theorists of dependency theory and a long-time activist in third world social movements, discusses with Wang Hui, Wen Tiejun, and Lau Kin Chi, professors from China, the...