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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Neil Turnbull In contemporary philosophical and theoretical debates, Paul Virilio is relegated to a minor figure, often to a kind of “lesser Baudrillard” or a “diminutive Foucault.” This article contests this view and repositions Virilio as a leading intellectual of the so-called theological turn...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 18–35.
Published: 01 March 2015
... reduced to theological notions. Finally, it turns to the relationship between political spirituality and political strategy. He shows a penis-shaped bone of Grandier’s to Sister Jeanne. And then, in the final scene, we see Madeleine in the ruins of the city walls, walking out of the city. Toward us...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... evil, as Baudrillard reminds us, is the intelligence of form and, in Villa Vortex , this form turns against Kernal when the novel transforms itself into an experimental metafiction with the character unwittingly becoming a “transnarrative zombie.” © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 Dantec...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... despotism, economy, and voluntary servitude. Discussing this nexus in an ancient context, the article turns to The Circle , a dystopic novel from 2013, which elaborates on how the attempt at creating a transparent society results in the perversion of democracy to the point where a despotism fueled by...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... In “Light and Illumination: Paul Virilio’s Neoplatonism and the Theological Critique of Modernity” Neil Turnbull claims that Virilio should be viewed as an advocate of the “theological turn” in contemporary philosophy and social theory avant la lettre . He suggests that the medieval theopolitics of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 327–343.
Published: 01 November 2018
... through which it travels, are all before the law, quite literally: they were all there before the law appeared on them, or in them, in the form of the fourteen panels that, as said, all refer to the stations of the cross. The stations of the cross in turn represent the law, in its theological...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., whereas the thrust of his argument is that, on the contrary, it is indeed cognizable. For these and other reasons, at least since Kojève, who pioneered an anthropological reading of Hegel’s Phenomenology , many observers have now turned away from the traditional, theological reading of Hegel’s view...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 345–358.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 One of the essential achievements of Being and Time is the setting-aside of the metaphysical conception of death. Within that conception lie not merely the theological idea of death, understood as entry into another life, but also its humanist conception...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 249–264.
Published: 01 July 2011
... globalization and as responses to internal crises and exhaustions of Enlightenment-derived institutions and discourses, the absence of higher values and transcendent meaning. Political theology refers to a proliferation of zones of cross-over between the spiritual/religious/ theological and the political...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Investiture Controversy of the late eleventh century turned the longstanding dualism between secular and temporal power into a victory for the spiritual. The victory of spiritual power included, ironically, its long-term subordination to a political, secular logic. Third, Martin Luther's distinction between...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... stalled dialectic, which is to say a dialectic that resists progression beyond the synthesis of the two oppositional poles of idealism and materialism, was representative of the confrontation of the two stages of his work: the early period of theological investigation and the middle period of Marxist...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... aneconomic theory of luxury that locates the meaning of the state and experience of the luxurious beyond restricted economics in the space of the sacred. In this respect, I will seek to propose a theological understanding of luxury, with the qualification that what we might call the theology of the luxurious...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
...,” which in turn beget social functions. In my reading, the act of consecration does not place “things” beyond the caesura; rather, what is sacred is not the “things” themselves but the relation that makes them into centers of subjectivation and the effects of these relations in the organization of society...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 325–338.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., but with the ways in which power and value turn against themselves, hollowing out the spheres of the political and the cultural from within. Given the somewhat belated general appreciation of the subtlety of Baudrillard's thought, this theme issue of Cultural Politics is devoted to demonstrating...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... conceptual struggle is represented in the Russian literary critic Mikhael Bakhtin’s use of the category of the “carnivalesque.” By drawing upon the theatrical and artistic legacy of oppressed groups who, symbolically and practically affirmed a “world turned upside down,” Bakhtin celebrated a very ordinary...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... death, Naccache wrote a short text, “Bourguiba et nous” (“Bourguiba and Us”), not to forgive Bourguiba for his crimes and turn the page or to somewhat settle an old grudge, but to bring into relief the forgotten continuities between Bourguiba’s era of “enlightened despotism” and that of his...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... spaceflight something of the euphoric uplift of a utopian future, the downward move—although perhaps more technically achievable—has most often been interpreted as retrogressive and death bound, a return to some presocietal primal space or, worse, a descent into hell. Theological connotations of the vertical...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... On the contrary, as Slavoj Žižek might say, this is exactly what makes the petit à so politically explosive in these (scandalous) times. 7 It is often wrongly asserted that Islam forbids images and especially portraying the face of the Prophet. Theologically, what is forbidden is the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” ( Auftrieb und Verwöhnung ). In retrospect, the vitalist or “biophilosophical” project of Sphären turns out to be a “universal history of generosity” (ibid.: 885) that explores wealth as a “source of ethos” (ibid.: 685) and constructs a language for a “new empiricism” of those medial givens and light...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... basis for their organization of Soviet society in the 1920s and 1930s, the Soviet Union came in the West, and perhaps the East, too, to symbolize the ideal of a planned perfect system gone perfectly wrong, a total radical solution turned totalitarian social order ( Jameson 2007 : 142–69). The...