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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... engagements of the spiritual and the temporal. In a first part, I examine four key configurations of the political in the history of the West, which can be grasped as extraordinary form of “absolutepolitics. From the adoption of Christianity by Constantine, the Gregorian reform, Luther's Reformation...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Mike Gane Abstract Two very substantial new books by Slavoj Žižek were published in early 2020; they are at two different ends of the spectrum that runs from obscure Hegelian-Lacanian philosophical reflections ( Sex and the Failed Absolute ) to uninhibited short Maoist-Leninist political...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... a political imperative of the absolute deniability of covert actions. It thereby ushered in a specifically modern form of innocence. Greene’s novel is about an early version of that innocence. Modern innocence conceals the “principle of implosion” according to which ferocious opposites reverse into one...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Mark Featherstone This article explores what one might call the dystopia of contemporary screen-based culture through a discussion of the work of Paul Virilio and Bernard Stiegler. Centrally, it explains that the screen might be seen as a negative abyss, where absolute surface creates the effect...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 300–319.
Published: 01 November 2014
... on is possible even after the ultimate end. Any articulation after the event is thus an affirmation of the fact that there is an “after Auschwitz.” It becomes the tacit confirmation of the atrocity itself, as embedded in the sole fact of our living on . Absolute justice in the name of the victims, however...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . To this phobic object are contrasted the masculine virtues of totality, universality, and the absolute. On the other hand, then, in its immateriality or its accumulative finitude, philosophy also imagines a positive knowledge. Yet the archive needs be recognized as a site at, through, or around which the logical...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Patrick Crogan This interview explores the cultural and political dimensions of Stiegler's enterprise. Stiegler explains his conceptualization of cultural politics and why it is key to his analysis of contemporary crises – social, economic, and environmental. He situates his work in relation...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
... a legacy that includes some of the most prescient, penetrating, and provocative commentary on the cultures and politics of our age. His oeuvre spans more than fifty books and hundreds of articles. Almost no aspect of Western culture, particularly those aspects contemporaneous with his own life, escaped...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reality and that of personal freedom. Baudrillard's perfect crime becomes, for Dantec, the alibi for an absolute crime: the invisible and perfectly integrated acts of numerous serial killers operating with impunity. However, it is not so much individual acts such as murder that constitute evil...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the study of “literary erotics” is not addressed. However, two aspects of Barthes’s clearly stated intentions at this point in his intellectual trajectory are perhaps worth drawing attention to. First, he is out to challenge a certain puritanism, which he associates both with the political Left...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... technological efficiency but rather the consequence, a general institutionalization of technology’s illuminating effects. 22 His, then, is a politics of the technical absolute that articulates itself at the political level as a new kind of “technological fundamentalism,” a new theologico-politics...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 March 2015
... stipulating both that absolute evil exists in the world and that the essence of technology must, in the end, bend to the arc of this fundamental belief” (123). Seeing Obama’s rhetoric of the just war as emblematic of this ideology, Kroker argues that its politics can, in the end, only yield absolute injustice...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and suggests that we have now entered a world conditioned by freedom without freedom and human rights without human rights. In order to understand what this means he takes us back to Abu Ghraib, where democracy, freedom, and human rights collapsed into absolute power, bondage, and sadistic violence. However...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 401–403.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Robert Harvey 1 Reviewed by Julie Gaillard in Cultural Politics 9, no. 2 (2013): 233–37. “The ‘witness’ Malraux bore was to the contradictions of modernity, to the playing out of its grand narratives; but it is to the gesture of Malraux’s writing that Lyotard responds, not the life...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... inheritance. The article proposes a critical reading of these traditions that would be sensitive to the political and biological implications of the paradoxical structures of immunity in the current climate of global biopolitics. 13 I have followed this structural relation to death in greater detail...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... As Foucault explains, “Death is outside the power relation” while being “the most obvious and most spectacular manifestation of the absolute power of the sovereign” (2003: 248). Death is hence the ultimate politicization of life and a simultaneous retreat from political power. Because of this, death...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., struggling to make ends meet on the very edge of society. Of course, these are precisely the inequalities and the imbalances that the CCP is concerned to address through its utopian politics of harmony and dreaming, and these are absolutely the inequalities and imbalances that are behind Chan’s dystopian...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Derek R. Ford; Tyson E. Lewis As social movements amplify across the globe, activists and researchers are increasingly interested in the pedagogies of revolutionary transformation. To provide a rich resource for political educators and organizers, this article formulates what we call an (un...