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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Wenying Xu Duke University Press 2006 Transcendentalism, Ethnicity, and Food in the Work of Li-Young Lee Wenying Xu Li-Young Lee is an ethnic Chinese without the birthright to an ances- tral culture, without a grounding...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 153–191.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Thanos Zartaloudis Abstract This essay offers a reading of Stathis Gourgouris's The Perils of the One ( 2019 ). The peril of the One is primarily, Zartaloudis suggests, its poverty of experience. The impoverishment of experience is the purpose of transcendental foundations of the One, which...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 27–46.
Published: 01 February 2009
... in the “transcendental Pétainism” of French President Nicolas Sarkozy. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are our own. The Philosophy of Restoration: Alain Badiou and the Enemies of May Nina Power and Alberto Toscano...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of belief. What enables the whole framework to stand together is a tragic view of the universe, which privileges the immanent sense of wonder over the transcendental sense of miracle. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Stathis Gourgouris I’m...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Ultimately, a return to the Byzantine contexts that engender iconoclast theology and politics is also a call for a properly historicized study of Muslim injury, a study that leaves aside quasi-transcendental notions of uniquely Muslim personal injury for a return to the tangible world of modern ideas...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 1–38.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and the ethnographer, as an effect of our “transcendental” historicism, which determines once and for all the objects that circulate in our universities. The second part of the study shows the strange similitude of structure between the native’s testimony (the one that is expected from the native by the philologist...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 147–164.
Published: 01 August 2011
... a viable modern form of public ceremony that incorporates the transcendental and supernatural into fully immanent forms that are never pro forma but ever disruptive of habit and complacency. The truth of violence for Yeats, as for Wagner or Badiou, is thus not any supernatural transcendence but immortal...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that in approaching the relation between society and the technical system as the very question of the pharmakon (that which is both poisonous and curative), Stiegler’s work allows ethical questions to eschew sites of transcendental judgment as well as ethical absolutes in order to instead become questions of art...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 215–238.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Manisha Basu This essay reads exemplary instances of the fictional work of Indian novelist R. K. Narayan (1906-2001) as expressions of critical anachronism in a world literary marketplace that, despite claiming diversity as a global, even transcendental, value, remains committed to both...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2021
... that we can discern something like a “transcendental” aspect in Bernstein's poetry and philosophy, but not one that points to a God, a realm of ideals, or toward a telos, but something that exists now —a very real , but not yet actual , potential. As opposed to the merely “possible,” this potentiality...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 29–48.
Published: 01 November 2023
... itself, and was thus not a transcendental reach. pjoris@icloud.com Copyright ©2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Celan Irving Petlin darkness light for Gerrit Lansing A twofold tale I shall tell: at one time it grew to be one only from many, and at another again it divided...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 3–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press. 4 boundary 2 / Summer 2005 What follows proceeds from a consideration of the transcendental status of the concept of comparability—as the condition of possibility of comparison—toward the concept of modernity as its privileged secular his...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 81–111.
Published: 01 May 2004
... would agree with Professor Chomsky that the hijackers cannot be fully explained by globalization. But I would also agree with Vijay Prashad that 9-11, as it is being called now, is not just about religion. There is neither mourning nor execution without imagining the transcendental, and the tran...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 2016
... thought as a means of deconstructing the moment of self-identity­ in metaphysics, but, precisely in becoming the exemplary mode through which to do so, sound risks reinstating itself as a quasi-transcendental.­ The ontological and political gesture that sound authorizes is one of indetermination...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 161–188.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of . . Transcendental ethics are a posture without a praxis, independent of situation, of culture, of psychology, of codes, stan- dards, or manners. A purist credo of this nature is not to be despised, cer- tainly, for good behavior not anchored in a well of goodness risks dissolving into the calculations...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 21–35.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., and at least implies, in my view correctly, that reference—making reading ‘‘read- ingfor de Man is a transcendental deduction in the Kantian sense.3 But reading in de Man’s way, learning from him, does not oblige one to that spe- cific instantiation: reading the moves of reading the transcendental deduc...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2007
... by abandoning the precepts of transcendentalism in favor of the principles of his political activism. Rather than taking the side of either antagonist, Sacvan Bercovitch has elevated the ceaseless strife underwriting the Emerson legacy into the representative self-definition of U.S. political...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 69–85.
Published: 01 May 2002
... version of Cartesian interiority. The ‘‘meta- stability’’ (to use a Sartrean term) of our limit-experiences is incompatible with the continuity and unity of the transcendental subject posited by think- ers from Descartes through Hegel. ‘‘No form of dialectical movement, no analysis of constitutions...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 187–215.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the closed circle of individual life. The political responds to this force, a transcendental impulse in humans that will not be laid to rest even in the pursuit of hap- piness, if it is to be complete. For the Greeks, for ancient Chinese, and also for Koreans under the sway...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
... rite because there is nothing to divide sacred practice from profane life; it is a life where all illuminations would be profane ones. Such a world no longer waits for any transcendental consecration or culmination, and what it celebrates, it celebrates now. The idea of happiness Benjamin...