1-20 of 256 Search Results for

biological

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
differences (2012) 23 (3): 9–41.
Published: 01 December 2012
... marine organisms have evolved to embody hyperbolic geometry; it affords them a maximum surface area with which to filter feed in a minimal volume. This essay asks, What is the place of biology—and specifically of biological theory—in the HCCR? After describing the Reef’s origins in geometrical modeling...
Journal Article
differences (2008) 19 (3): 150–157.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., which the author has attempted to differentiate from biological sex difference, ultimately remains tied to biological sex difference. This commentary suggests that it does but that reference to biological sex difference need not be politically problematic. Finally, the author asks whether...
Journal Article
differences (2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., as well as in ostensibly pro-gay claims that homosexuality is not acquired but biologically determined. Invoking Darwin, antigay groups claim that same-sex marriage will lead to human extinction because it does not serve the propagation of the species. However, this insistence on homosexual sterility...
Journal Article
differences (2010) 21 (1): 194–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Elizabeth A. Wilson It is now widely recognized that feminist and queer theories have been negligent or overly dismissive of biological data. This paper asks what has motivated this antibiological orientation: what conceptual and political gains has antibiologism conferred on our theoretical...
Journal Article
differences (2018) 29 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to be “black” and who is defined by the biologically incoherent designation “biracial.” Works Cited Franke Katherine . Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality . New York : New York UP , 2015 . Morrison Toni . The Origin of Others . Cambridge, MA : Harvard UP , 2017...
Journal Article
differences (2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
... biologically in the conventional sense of the nuclear family and constructed more broadly to include a sisterhood of fictive kin—to reimagine how black marriage, sexuality, and kinship are popularly understood. The reliance on queer voices in both Lemonade and 4:44 is parsed in light of the erasure...
Journal Article
differences (2015) 26 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
... gets under our skin. How does an outside (social norms, grids of intelligibility, and behavioral compliance) also articulate the inside (personal belief and conscience, and even biological symptomatologies)? Given this intricate involvement between the inside and the outside, an involvement whose...
Journal Article
differences (2008) 19 (3): 126–138.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of sexual difference. This article raises questions about the content of this new reading. The commentary asks whether and to what extent the rhythmic account of sex difference is established independently of a prior nonrhythmic or more conventional, biological notion of sex difference. It questions...
Journal Article
differences (2018) 29 (1): 134–172.
Published: 01 May 2018
...—provides an ideal case study for considering the biosemiotic properties of the entangled shapes and temporalities of biological molecules. 20 Accompanying this shift, Bök turns to a variety of descriptions that attempt to figure the three-dimensional nature of the protein molecules as well...
FIGURES | View All (8)
Journal Article
differences (1998) 10 (1): 209–242.
Published: 01 April 1998
... : Routledge , 1986 . Byne William . “ The Biological Evidence Challenged .” Scientific American 270 . 5 (May 1994 ): 50 – 55 . Byne William , and Parsons Bruce . “ Human Sexual Orientation: The Biologic Theories Reappraised .” Archives of General Psychiatry 50 ( 1993...
Journal Article
differences (2004) 15 (3): 66–94.
Published: 01 December 2004
... is it that hysterical paralyses are able to accomplish biological transforma- tions beyond the reach of the organic body? To solve this clinical puzzle, Freud enacted a conceptual distinction that would be very infl uential on feminist theories...
Journal Article
differences (2004) 15 (3): 38–65.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Murray. The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life . New York: Free Press, 1994 . Hotz, Robert Lee. “Scientists Say Race Has No Biological Basis.” Los Angeles Times 20 Feb. 1995 : A1 . Jensen, Arthur R. “How Much Can We Boost iq and Scholastic Achievement?” Harvard...
Journal Article
differences (2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... a religious or liturgical rather than a biological criterion. Finally, I argue that sexual experience with others—in the mood of erotic love—implicates transcendent dimensions of person- hood that are significant to the political...
Journal Article
differences (2016) 27 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1995 . 19 – 48 . Fausto-Sterling Anne . “ La fin programmée du dimorphisme sexuel. ” La Recherche 6 ( 2001 ): 58 – 62 . Fausto-Sterling Anne . Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men . New York : Basic , 1985 . Fausto-Sterling...
Journal Article
differences (2016) 27 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and consider an aspect of variation that Darwin occludes by means of the chiaroscuro that organizes his description of an English garden. In stressing the biological cost of producing the “superabundance of food” that makes up “the face of nature bright with gladness,” he overlooks a point suggested by his own...
Journal Article
differences (1994) 6 (1): 98–128.
Published: 01 April 1994
... surrogacy as commodified labor power is the exceptional case that compels the redefinition of all forms of biological reproduction. For it is with the advent ofsurrogacy that reproduction begins to function along lines similar to other forms of market production, subject to mechanisms of extraction...
Journal Article
differences (1996) 8 (3): 21–52.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of Some of Freud's Biological Assumptions and Their Influence on His Theories .” Psychoanalysis and Current Biological Thought . Ed. Greenfield Norman S. and Lewis William C. . Madison : U of Wisconsin P , 1965 . 93 – 124 . Kirby Vicki . “ Corpus Delicti: The Body at the Scene...
Journal Article
differences (2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of articulating subjectivity to the social link, appeared as a signifier of the impossibility of expressing desire in excess of the Other’s demand. Yet when Freud appeals to a biological bedrock in order to sustain the real of castration at the level of the “psychic field,” he introduces a blind spot...
Journal Article
differences (1998) 10 (1): 30–74.
Published: 01 April 1998
... desire," the first designating a biological relation to the object of need, the second designating a uniquely human relation to the other (in accordance with Kojeve's famous dictum, "man's desire is the desire of the other As Kojeve puts it, anthropogenetic Desire is different from animal Desire (which...
Journal Article
differences (2013) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to include and focus primarily on the “biological existence of a population.” In this process, the old form of sovereign power, as “the right of seizure of things, time, bodies, and ultimately life itself,” gradually yielded to “the administration...