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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... point of departure for all forms of philosophizing in the premodern world. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Neoplatonism Nicholas Cusanus theological turn technological messianism metaphysics of light Today as we have seen the problem of the accident has shifted from the space of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Mark Featherstone In this paper I consider Walter Benjamin's final essay, “On the Concept of History,” and Slavoj Žižek's recent essay on political messianism, The Puppet and the Dwarf , in order to emphasize the import of revolutionary politics to both writers. I critique Žižek's implicit...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... discussion on how technology mediates between power and secrecy, forming a key nexus in the exploration of politics and paranoia. © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 paranoia Elias Canetti Schreber secrecy surveillance technology democracy the State media biopolitics When Richard...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Ian James This paper examines Bernard Stiegler's thinking about technics as developed in the first two volumes of his Technics and Time trilogy. It does so against the backdrop of Francis Fukuyama's highly influential thinking about technologically driven historical progress in The End of History...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” Badiou’s thesis that the twentieth century was marked by a “passion for the real” into the context of his own project of spherology. The twentieth century consists primarily of the activation of the real in a passion for technological and economic antigravitation. The result is the slow but unavoidable...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... problematization of the conventional spectrum of left and right political positions. Referring to the work of Marx, Max Weber, Michel Foucault, and Gilbert Simondon, Stiegler characterizes his account of cultural capitalism in relation to his critique of the philosophy of technology. He talks about how his more...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... profit; posthumanism that recognizes universal entanglements; attention to the role technology plays in all spheres of inquiry; and, increasingly, sensors that produce a surplus of sensibility. This article argues that open-endedness, or possibility, has to be coupled with a palliative care brought to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Racines du mal (1995), he noted his debt to Jean Baudrillard for “the whole of his work” (Dantec 1995: 12). Dantec's fiction can be seen to document the alarming social, psychological, and moral effects of the “integral reality” of today's hyper-technologized societies that Baudrillard has analyzed at...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... principles but following structures of thought derived from religious practice, such as conversion experiences, rituals, cults of hero worship, and messianic expectations. At “weak points of the social,” ultimate ends such as identification with the “eternal” or “universal” appear superior and more dynamic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 307–326.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., the arts, politics, accidents, clinical practice, and technologies. For 200 years, everything that has fired authentic thinking has come from nonphilosophy irrupting into philosophy – a movement inaugurated by Schopenhauer and the Young Hegelians. The slogan of those times was to turn ideas back the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... reached a kind of messianic state where I could no longer perceive the absurdity of my task. So the research and theory adhere to, and become ramified by, an initial driving intuition. (Mosse quoted in Schuman 2011 ) To create the vertigo-like sensation of gliding from above in certain scenes...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
...-Heideggerian approach to technological mobilization is naturally very close to that of Sloterdijk and yet revealingly different, and Alain Badiou, whose “extremist” – according to Sloterdijk’s analysis of the twentieth century in this issue – “ethics of the real” can without exaggeration be regarded as today’s...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the hyperreality of the integral image where there is no referent or thing. In terms of understanding how the integral image and, as a consequence, integral reality came about, Baudrillard is clear that we must look to Western Prometheanism and particularly digital media technologies which no longer...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... man that would emerge over the next year – a messianic American Calvinist. He doesn't want to hear from anyone who doubts him” (qtd in Suskind 2004 : 50). Bush became widely recognized as a president that exhibited a dislike, if not disdain, for contemplation, examining the facts, and dealing with...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... our reality. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 Žižek militarism George W. Bush mimesis war on terror fantasy action figures One of the most interesting studies of the well-documented development in both military technology and war fighting known as the Revolution in Military...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...” histories of mud and mark-making demonstrate that calculation, coding, and embedded technologies have long been integral to our cities’ infrastructures (see Mattern 2015a) . But there’s more at stake than historiography. These public squares, city walls, building facades, urban archives, and sandy...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
... “entirely new prophets” proclaiming “a great rebirth of old ideas and ideals” ( Weber 1958: 182 ) – nationalism and militarism alloyed with religious beliefs and charismatic messianic leaders of fascist and communist totalitarianisms – but Weber also means the born again political theologies of...