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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., and the French Revolution, secular forms of territorial power are grounded in an engagement between the spiritual and the temporal. In a second part, I show how ultimate ends influenced the emergence of secular forms of power. Although they lack tangible immediate effects and appear impracticable, ultimate ends...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... suggest, however, that neither reading is ultimately convincing for the critical-philosophical purpose in hand. For, they do not provide the non -technological detail and distinctions needed to further transformative reflection on our contemporary economic condition. Without such distinctions, Stiegler's...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... – a means in pursuit of some ultimate end. It is, however, characterized also by particular forms of association and relationality among individuals which both define what politics is (allowed to be) and which seek to regulate interhuman relations to preserve order. This restricts political engagement...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 359–370.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... It is the opposite today: the family is seen as a means to promote the flowering of the individual, which is now the ultimate end. It was this which caused the family to become subject both to overinvestment and to an equally expanding degree of incrimination. Where overinvestment is concerned, the family...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... syncretisms of Aurobindo and Krishnamurti (1996: 105ff., 2001a: 16ff.). 12. Sloterdijk has argued Negri’s work to be a mysticism of being-against that needs the invisible Whole as opponent and ultimately ends in the “requiem of leftist radicalism,” because it is no longer able to think situational...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., this operation remains an occurrence limited in space, time, and implications. Žižek (1999) , for one, has argued that such acts might ultimately end up affirming the existing order more than contributing to the latter’s subversion and the establishment of a new order, if only because they offer temporary...
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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 (2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and lumping them together – sometimes under cover of “performances” – in installations that were of the order of scrap heaps, mere accumulations … I took the view that this approach was purely illustrative, that it ended in connivance – and, ultimately, collusion – with things as they are , and nothing more...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
...’” (“The Problem of Ultimate Philosophical Grounding in the Light of a Transcendental Speech Pragmatics: Attempt at a Metacritique of ‘Critical Rationalism’ ”). In Sprache und Erkenntnis: Festschrift für G. Frey zum 60; Geburtstag (Speech and Knowledge: A Festschrift for G. Frey on His Sixtieth Birthday ), edited...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 145–162.
Published: 01 July 2021
... not just of Gestell but of Ereignis , Heidegger opens the question of “a quite singular regime of différance to which even Derrida ultimately remained indifférant” (268), and which involves precisely the problem of the possible end of questioning in thoroughly anthropic indifférance...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 November 2013
... willingness to push the critique of her own activism to a Derridean deconstructive extreme—indeed, she admits that there is much irony in the writing of her book, especially in that her call for slowing down is ultimately a call for action designed to reinvigorate an activist movement that she does not think...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2012
... changeability of desire” in Deleuze, or to gibe at the jouissance of capital in Jean-François Lyotard. However, Baudrillard's sallies on the intransitiveness of theory, its unpredictable chameleonism or its historical end, when the real and its representation finally become one-and-the-same, ultimately put...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and ultimately hope in our integral reality. Mirroring Žižek (2009), who recently employed Marx's view that everything happens twice to explore the farce of the global financial crash, Baudrillard argues that the imperial pretensions of modernity, which ended in the tragedy of totalitarianism, have been...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., would not have restrained himself from penetrating a dark chamber, supported by mathematical concepts of understanding, he would have immediately attempted to orient himself in thought and circumscribe space. To orient oneself in thought for Kant meant ultimately also the possibility of being able...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... It represents the possibility of the future. Does this mean, then, that Wiesing himself ends up canceling the transgressive quality of luxury in its political usefulness as a symbol of freedom? Ultimately, this is not the case because he closes the book by writing about the undecideability of the luxurious...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 383–388.
Published: 01 November 2010
... society for a decade or two, but it takes considerable stamina to do so for almost a century. Either the middle-class universe catches up with its detractors, in which case they are likely to end up on a pedestal, or history passes them by and they will be dismissed as tedious cranks. By the time he died...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It . Boston : Houghton Mifflin . Clark Christopher . 2008 . Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Harari Yuval . 2008 . The Ultimate Experience: Battlefield Revelations and the Making...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (despite any prior commitments to Gramsci’s credo), its resigned, depressing conclusion promotes a defeatist, paralyzing attitude that is ultimately a futile and politically dangerous one. Is it a fool’s errand to keep trying to change things for the better when faced with evidence that things will only...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 November 2015
... not by any means in the name of some proud autonomy of the individual that I reject the question of influence; it’s exactly the opposite. It’s because I believe in what’s now called intertext and hence am caught up in a network of language and not, ultimately, in a network of ideas. That’s how I’d put...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Madeline Lane-McKinley A key artifact of the political contradictions and utopian problematics of women’s liberation and the tradition of radical feminism at the end of the 1960s, Shulamith Firestone’s Dialectic of Sex remains a site of controversies, misinterpretations, and unmet challenges...