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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Daniel T. O'Hara © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Badiou’s Truth and the Office of the Critic: Naming the Militant Multiples of the Void Daniel T. O’Hara When the poet uses the word flower, Stéphane Mallarmé famously...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2019) 46 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 February 2019
... . 2017 . “ The Glory Days Are Over .” Jacobin 24 : 107 . Aslam Salman . 2018 . “ Facebook by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics and Fun Facts .” Omnicore . January 1 , 2018 . https://www.omnicoreagency.com/facebook-statistics/ . Ball James . 2017 . Post-Truth: How Bullshit...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2007 “The Cry of Its Occasion”: On the Subject of Truth; or, The Terror in Global Terrorism Daniel T. O’Hara My essay will skirt the edges of literature. For my primary concern is to...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 61–76.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2006 Figures of the Void: On the Subject of Truth and the Fundamentalist Imagination Daniel T. O’Hara What follows is an encounter between the most classically rational- ist imagination...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 71–125.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Terry Smith Cézanne's comment, in a letter to a younger artist, “I owe you the truth in painting and I shall tell it to you,” is often cited by commentators, including other artists, exhibition curators, art historians, and philosophers. Some take it up as a pointer to the kinds of truth available...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
... art: with its radically ambiguous disposition of image space, cubism is the prototypical “theme of modernism.” Picasso and Truth focuses on the particular structure of spatiality that lends a deep-seated unity of concern to Picasso's oeuvre through all its manifest variation in style during his long...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... performative speech acts. At the site where language, race, and religion–the positive symptoms of decadence–are knotted together, Renan describes a political theology of the color line. The supposed “truths” about Oriental decadence became distributed among the objects of its study (“Orientals”) within the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of practices for disseminating heterodox truths. By considering the Washington counterfeit amid meditations on revolution and writing from Edmund Burke and William Godwin, a volatile and unstable print culture comes into focus. The argument is not that print is inherently revolutionary but rather...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 147–164.
Published: 01 August 2011
... 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 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 189–206.
Published: 01 May 2011
... links between morality and reason; the commonplace that associates lifestyle with queer acts and persons; and the conflation of character with identity—discloses both the problems of this discourse and the truths it exposes. Starting with a discussion of an important episode become trope in Kant's...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 55–91.
Published: 01 August 2014
...-party system. While misinformation is merely a mistake in reportage that is typically retracted in the next day’s news or a distortion of the truth, conscious (spin) or unconscious, for particular ends, such as the Bush administration’s fiction of “weapons of mass destruction,” Disinformation is a deep...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Terror” into the organic truth of life itself. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 climate change security state global security ecosecurity American sublime Rethinking the Society of the Spectacle: Natural Security, the Coming Ecologies of War, and the Critical Inquiry of William V...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 75–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the place of Gerede in its sense-making capacity. This potential of Gerede —one that is based on the covering/uncovering mode of Erschlossenheit and of truth as a-leitheia —draws out an implication of Sein und Zeit that in part runs counter to its explicit argument and to Heidegger's later work on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2008
... authentic historical remembrance initially in a distorted form which Benjamin compares to the form of meaning in dream experience. The recognition of the image must then be understood as the traversal of that space of semblance which brings out its truth, as the awakening from the dream. © 2008 by Duke...
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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 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... repository of truths hidden from rational subjectivity and belying the foundations of the liberal state. Such claims rest on highly disputable theories of secularization that selectively sample the past and themselves simplify the interrelationships between profane reason and religious lifeworlds that have...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 75–95.
Published: 01 August 2012
... politics. No myth without narration, no implementation without an instrumentation, no organic unity without a political organ voicing its claim, in short: no organicity without an organon . But can there be a (literary) community that does not aim at the achievement of its own assumed truth, a form of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... truth about human beliefs and about religions, which he claims are “invariably cruel.” At this point in history, to promote the kind of atomism Greenblatt glorifies is really to promote doxa; thinkers such as Charles Taylor are now casting doubt on such notions, and Taylor is not alone. Book Reviewed...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 1–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Paul North Philosophical truth is universal; yet, if what is true for all is actually to be understood by all, an educator of unparalleled breadth and flexibility is needed. Peter Sloterdijk, German philosophical writer, cultural critic, operatic jester, with thirty years of national fame and more...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 147–153.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... It further seeks to assess how the conception, implicit in their book, of the relation of writing and life relates to Benjamin's own understanding of the nature of the craft of biography. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Walter Benjamin biography material content truth content...