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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 86–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... construction of the supersensual reality of the death drive in masochistic fantasy and in fetishistic disavowal, exploring their affinity not only with art and aesthetics but with mathematical and formal constructions. Both help to elucidate Freud’s early insight that the death drive is more mathematical than...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 9–41.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and Material Cultural Evolution: Are There Any True Parallels? ” Evolution, Culture, and Behavior . Ed. Tonneau François Thompson Nicholas S. . New York : Kluwer , 2000 . 113 – 53 . Gardner Martin . The Colossal Book of Mathematics . New York : Norton , 2001 . Green...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 53–86.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... “The Hellenic Alphabet: Origins, Use, and Early Function.” Aristoriton E014 (Dec. 2001). http://www.anistor.co.hol.gr/english/enback/e014.htm . Rotman, Brian. Ad Infinitum... The Ghost in Turing's Machine . Stanford, ca: Stanford up, 1993 . ____. Mathematics as Sign: Writing, Imagining...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Shannon Claude Weaver Warren . The Mathematical Theory of Communication . Champaign : U of Illinois P , 1971 . Tiqqun . “ L’Hypothèse cybernétique .” Tiqqun 2 ( 2001 ): 40 – 83 . Turing Alan . “ On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 153–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Puget. “Program Does Not Equal Program: Constraint Programming and Its Relationship to Mathematical Programming.” Interfaces 31.6 ( 2001 ): 29 -53. Manovich, Lev. The Language of New Media . Cambridge, ma: mit p, 2001 . Marks, Laura. “How Electrons Remember.” Millennium Film Journal 34...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 74–111.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by Touch .” Silent Worker 37.8 ( 1925 ): 1 . “ ‘Hearing Fingers’ May Soon Aid Deaf .” New York Times 29 Dec. 1949 : 3 . Heims Steve J. John von Neumann and Norbert Wiener: From Mathematics to the Technologies of Life and Death . Cambridge, MA : MIT P , 1980 . “ Helen...
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differences (1 May 2007) 18 (1): 128–152.
Published: 01 May 2007
... . Rotman, Brian. Mathematics as Sign: Writing, Imagining, Counting . Stanford, ca: Stanford up, 2000 . Saussure, Ferdinand de. Course in General Linguistics . Trans. Wade Baskin. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966 . Usai, Paolo Cherchi. The Death of Cinema: History, Cultural Memory, and the Digital...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 206–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... intimacies, sensory attunement, arousal, response, interspecies signaling, affectively charged multisensory dance, technological intimacies, re- membering, figuring, embodied mathematics. I am struck by the intimacy of feminist science...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2017
... fact that explains the deep affinity of the perversions not only with art and aesthetics but with mathematical and formal constructions. Steven Miller examines the drive that pushes the legendary high-wire walker Philippe Petit to dedicate years of his life to the seemingly impossible quest of...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 1–8.
Published: 01 December 2012
... mathematical theories; they do mathematics. Vicki Kirby concurs, suggesting that bacte- ria perform the same code-breaking as cryptographers and hackers when they develop antibiotic resistance. Depending on the metaphor, bacteria...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
... mathematics are to this day considered relevant and even constitutive of philosophical expertise, although this is typically accompanied (as in, for example, Quine’s case) by expository theoretical work. Turing, to the contrary, seems...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 240–248.
Published: 01 December 2011
... musicaux . 1966 . Paris : Seuil , 1977 . Xenakis Iannis . “ Towards a Metamusic .” Trans. Hopkins G. W. . Formalized Music: Thought and Mathematics in Music . Trans. Kanach Sharon . Hillsdale : Pendragon , 1992 . 180 – 200 . ———. “ Vers une métamusique .” La Nef 29...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., greater than the sum of mechanical techniques (387). Arguments in support of both sides were made and contested through mathematical and experimental methodologies. Hermann von Helmholtz’s famous 1863 acoustics textbook, On...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 35–40.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- tion of woman as intellectual, her place in society and what one can say and do as a woman, seems freshly and acutely pertinent. How one chooses to follow a path (whether learning a language or studying mathematics) can be traced...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 May 2010
... force, involves destruction as the lack of lack, as an excess of the real. Between Lacan and mathematics, Badiou reenvisions the dialectical vortex by term- ing this moment of dialectics “torsion.” Torsion is destruction that—and...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Wittgenstein’s thought, and the logical formalism of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus is situated within the terms of Weininger’s ethics. In the Tractatus Wittgenstein appeals to mathematical logic to argue that language is only meaningful insofar as it is “a model of reality as we imagine it” (4.01). Everything...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 September 1999
... artistic practice founded upon the mathematized space of Renaissance art, among whose inheritors Chardin must be numbered. And yet just as this dictum may seem inconsistent with all that is most striking in Cézanne’s own practice, so does...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2001
... contrast, were all in business, computer programming, and mathematics. During this same period, the percentage of business B.A.s increased from eighteen percent to twenty- fi ve percent, computer science majors increased from one percent...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 235–239.
Published: 01 December 2011
... seductive Schoenbergian idea of a timbre-melody—of a Klangfarbenmelodie—had no chance of success.4 Indeed, timbre is not a musical value. No ordering relation in the mathematical sense, which is the basis for melodic effect...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 10–30.
Published: 01 December 2011
... problem is to distinguish between consonances that are “accordant” and others that are pleasant. As for the accordant differences 19 consonances, mathematical...