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boundary 2 (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 aims...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 239–250.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Oliver Simons Paul North’s The Yield: Kafka’s Atheological Reformation is one of the few books to have analyzed Kafka’s so-called Zürau Aphorisms , a collection of short texts from 1917–1918. North reads these notations as “reflections” in the tradition of ontological philosophy, “thoughts...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ban Wang Duke University Press 2007 Discovering Enlightenment in Chinese History: The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought, by Wang Hui Ban Wang The past has no voice: it exists as habits, institutions, artifacts...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 7–27.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Humility of Thought: An Interview with Friedrich A. Kittler E. Khayyat EK: There is a story I heard you tell on a number of occasions—the story of your relationship with Martin Heidegger...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 93–120.
Published: 01 May 2019
... , eds. 2013 . Zhongguo xiandai sixiang wenxuan [Selected Writing from Modern Chinese Thought] . 2 vols. Shanghai : Shanghai shudian chubanshe . Chinese Revolution early modern Chinese thought Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Arne De Boever In this article, I argue that François Jullien’s thought draws into question the exceptionalism that typically constitutes Western thought. Consider, for example, the thought of the event, which is a thought of the break, the rupture, of radical caesura—of the miracle, which Jullien...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 77–97.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to political factions, and closes with the arboreal transformations of his essay, “Daphne, or Metamorphosis.” Yoking together the unlikely pair of fraternities and forests creates a platform for clarifying conceptions of politics and metapolitics in Brown's thought. Brown ([ 1959 ] 1985: xvii) describes his...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., puzzling term: bastard sugar , the “impure” sugar left after many boilings. Its brief role in the age of emancipation, and the crisis that emancipation posed for West Indian sugar, raise questions about the relationship between racialization, value, and legitimacy in the New World. Guided by the thought...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2007 Some Thoughts on Naguib Mahfouz in the Spirit of Secular Criticism Ronald AT. Judy Near the end of Qasr as-shawq (Palace of Desire), the second vol- ume in Naguib Mahfouz’s famous novel...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Arif Dirlik This discussion elaborates on Susan Buck-Morss's critique of the political thought of the Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu, in her essay, “Democracy: An Unfinished Project.” Buck-Morss's critique provides occasion for reflecting on a challenge that faces radical criticism: how...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht’s “The Future of Reading? Memories and Thoughts Toward a Genealogical Approach” asks a fundamental question: How does the younger generation of students and readers approach a text, and in which ways does their constant reading via one online device...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 191–205.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Anthony Grafton Duke University Press 2001 Error Messages: Night Thoughts Inspired by James O’Donnell’s Avatars of the Word Anthony Grafton American intellectuals have always come, like American athletes and musicians...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Harry Harootunian Duke University Press 2005 Some Thoughts on Comparability and the Space-Time Problem Harry Harootunian The primacy of space over time in general is an infallible character- istic of reactionary language...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the globalization of racial thought in its latest civilizationist guise. To establish this present moment as the contested future of the long tradition of antiracist humanism outlined by Gilroy, the essay draws on the thought of Erich Auerbach and C. L. R. James to develop a schema that firmly anchors...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 2010
... thought derives not from “the political” itself (as it is explicitly stated) but from the aesthetic as itself political. The interview considers the extent to which Virilio in Deleuze's terms, “has placed the negative at the service of the power of affirming,” even though he has done so in a subterranean...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
...John A. McClure In “`Do You Believe in Magic?' Literary Thinking After the New Left,” Sean McCann and Michael Szalay argue that postmodern American novelists, by celebrating “the spontaneous, the symbolic, and ultimately the magical” undermine the good sense of progressive thought and contribute...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Gloria Davies What do we mean by “Chinese thought,” and how should we engage with it? This essay begins with the claim that sixiang , or “Chinese thought,” is best approached as both a mode of critical inquiry and a style of rhetorical persuasion. It argues that Lu Xun's reflections on baihua...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., lifestyle , since its first appearances in Western social thought, served as a basis for expressed judgment of social forms and practices. Discursively, lifestyle within social thought both justified and sustained the normative conception of an ideal citizen. Taking up three motifs within this history...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2012
...–and we thought it was time to critically engage in print what we took to be the emergent revolutionary intelligence we’d both been tracking for nearly a decade. Events overtook us, and when the January 2011 insurrection in Kasserine had clearly transformed into a national revolutionary movement, I...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 239–265.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Tom Cohen This essay places Bernard Stiegler's conception of arche -cinema in contact with the era of climate change and the impasse that it presents to the American Left today. It views Stiegler's thought as a post-anthropocene writing project yet asks whether the “proletarianization of the senses...