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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 143–175.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Joan Copjec This paper is the first part of a two-part attempt to distinguish that repetition that founds a behaviorist notion of habit from another, obscure mechanism of repetition. The argument moves from the discussion of an eleventh-century thought experiment, devised by the Muslim mystic...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 66–101.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Salvatore F. Guido In 1923, Freud initiated a debate with the pacifist, mystic, and Nobel laureate Romain Rolland, to whom he revealed that he felt a “mysterious attraction.” Their correspondence, which culminated in Freud’s remarkable piece of self-analysis “A Disturbance of Memory on the...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 88–106.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Universities, 1960 . Scholem, Gershom. Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism . New York: Schocken, 1974 . Winnicott, D. W. Playing and Reality . London: Routledge, 1991 . Woloch, Alex. The One vs. the Many . Princeton, nj: Princeton up, 2003 . Woolf, Virginia. “Robinson Crusoe.” The Common...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 124–136.
Published: 01 May 2010
... . Bhargava, Rajeev. Secularism and Its Critics . New York: Oxford up, 1998 . Caputo, John D. The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida: Religion without Religion . Bloomington: Indiana up, 1997 . Certeau, Michel de. The Mystic Fable . Trans. Michael B. Smith. Chicago: u of Chicago p, 1992...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the Tractatus , Alain Badiou underlines this ethical dimension of Wittgenstein’s thought, writing that “it is Wittgenstein’s strategic goal to subtract the real (what is higher, the mystical element) from thought, so as to entrust its care to the act which alone determines whether our life is saintly...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 62–78.
Published: 01 September 2016
... creation of an archive in a foreign land in the context of threat (referring to Freud’s archivization in London where he had fled from Nazi Vienna). Reading Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams (1900) alongside “A Note upon the ‘Mystic Writing-Pad’” (1925), Derrida further develops his notion of...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
... figure is to be seen at one view, as at the playhouse from the gallery; the beauty of this kind of mystic dancing, as the poets term it, depends on moving in a composed variety of lines, chiefly serpentine, governed by the principles of intricacy, &c” (111). As Annie Richardson notes, country dancing...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 May 2017
... art determined not only by the styles of its lettering but by its reception on a particular material ground. Whence did the wond’rous mystic art arise, Of painting speech and speaking to the eyes? That we by tracing magic lines are taught, How to embody, and to colour thought ? (3) That’s...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 May 2012
... W. Greco Michael A. . London : Verso , 1997 . 1 – 6 . ———. “ Mysticism and Masochism .” Desert Islands and Other Texts, 1953–1974 . Ed. Lapoujade David . Trans. Taormina Michael . Los Angeles : Semiotext(e) , 2004 . 131 – 35 . ———. Negotiations, 1972–1990 . Trans...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 41–51.
Published: 01 December 2005
... beyond the Nation (University of Minnesota Press,1998). He is currently working on a manuscript on financialization, human rights, and the inhuman for Harvard University Press. Derrida, Jacques. “Différance.” Margins 1 -27. ____. “Force of Law: The `Mystical Foundation of Authority...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 53–72.
Published: 01 December 2010
... (Friedrich von Hardenberg, 1772–1801) “is always held up as the example of the successful poet, the poet who produced real work” (180). His short- lived career produced a kind of mystical Romantic writing including poetry, his famous...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 48–62.
Published: 01 May 2010
...; Violence Transdisciplinary Studies program at New York University and is Professor of Media and Philosophy at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. Derrida, Jacques. “Force of Law: The `Mystical Foundation of Authority.'” Trans. Mary Quaintance. Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
... up, 1988 . Derrida, Jacques. “Cogito and the History of Madness.” Writing and Difference . Trans. Alan Bass. Chicago: u of Chicago p, 1978 . 31 -63. ———. “Force of Law. The Mystical Foundation of Authority.” Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice . Ed. Drucilla Cornell, Michael...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 136–161.
Published: 01 December 2003
... penchant for the mystical appeal of humility. The charm is in the individual detail, the musician or the dancer or the bird; the power is in the detailed nature of the execution and the transformation of a metal into lace...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 34–52.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and mysticism. For all the Benjaminian intuitions that appear valuable to Habermas, what disturbs him in Benjamin’s rescuing gestures is, in short, that “Benjamin did not succeed in his intention to unite enlightenment...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2006
... upside of abandon. Well, maybe it’s not fair to Ms. Wheatley to have her join hands with a type of thinking that instigates such a brand of mysticism without mysticism. It might really be too high a price to convert her currency...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 40–86.
Published: 01 May 2009
...: Stanford up, 1993 . ———. “Cogito and the History of Madness.” Writing and Difference 31 -63. ———. Edmund Husserl's “Origin of Geometry”: An Introduction . Trans. John P. Leavey. Stony Brook: Nicholas Hays, 1978 . ———. “Force of Law: The `Mystical Foundation of Authority.' ” Acts of Religion...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 47–87.
Published: 01 May 2006
... often adumbrated Benjamin’s Jewish mystical writings that seemed to destroy a continuous line of Marxist development in his thought (37).7 Yet Pensky rightly recognizes that the value of the dialectical image depends, in the end...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 150–178.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Proximities the realm of mysticism, although he is apparently not too perturbed by their desire to experiment (Ferenczi and Freud, vol. 1, 11 May 1911, Letter 216, 273–74). In the mode of indulgent mentor, Freud signs off, “Regards...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 59–89.
Published: 01 December 2008