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differences (2003) 14 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . pheng cheah Human Freedom and the Technic of Nature: Culture and Organic Life in Kant’s Third Critique I n recent years, the impact of exponential technological inno- vation and globalization on all spheres...
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differences (1989) 1 (1): 147–161.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Rosi Braidotti Organs Without Bodies Mais toujours l'esprit affleure a la surface du corps, il Ie parcourt tout entier, et de telle sorte que chacune des parties de ce corps temoigne a elle seule de sa totalite, la main comme les yeux, Ie bombement du ventre comme Ie visage, les seins comme Ie...
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 5 Nerves and hair cells in the vestibular (organ of balance in the inner ear) Photo: Dr. David Fumess. Courtesy of Wellcome Library, London More
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Carla Hustak; Natasha Myers This essay puts forth a theory of “affective ecologies” encompassing plant, animal, and human interactions. The authors’ formulation of “involution” favors a coevolution of organisms that act not on competitive pressures but on affective relations. Drawing in particular...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 146–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... exist. If it existed as it is currently conceived, it would organize mixed (augmented) reality media on the basis of social media and operate it on smart phones. The smart phones would contain a small segment of the archive, which would be geotagged so that it could not run unless the phone...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 46–64.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jeffrey S. Librett This essay examines the excessive structure and functioning of the drive, on the limit between language and the organic body, in Totem and Taboo . To shed new light on the relationship between language and the jouissance of the drive, as well as the primal horde myth, the author...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 93–135.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the schizophrenic imaginary into conversation with the work of French psychoanalyst Françoise Dolto and the Martinican psychiatrist and militant philosopher Frantz Fanon, this essay challenges the hierarchical organization of the real, symbolic, and imaginary registers in dominant Lacanian critique. Simultaneously...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
... liberalism once arrogated to women? In abandoning the Victorian household, do contemporary novels gesture toward some other way of organizing daily life? © 2018 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2018 household novel social reproduction neoliberalism...
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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...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 64–89.
Published: 01 May 2011
...,” the recent Turkish migrants from Bulgaria continue to deploy the language of ethnic privilege in pursuing their claims. While such particularistic claims may result in individual gains for some migrants, they tend to preclude collective forms of migrant organizing and foreclose the articulation of more...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 161–196.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the ocean by displaying organisms necessarily removed from their natural habitat, the author holds this train of thought in suspension to contemplate the aspects of sea life that have escaped the epistemological taming that makes the mysterious ocean intelligible to land-dwelling humans. The radical...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 64–97.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Shannan L. Hayes This essay interrogates the forms of feminist political desire and subject formation being reproduced under the heading of contemporary feminist art. The author considers two recent exhibitions, similarly organized around the theme of intersectionality, that took place over two...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 117–156.
Published: 01 May 2009
... contributions to the topic. Anna Freud was the official inheritor of the psychoanalytic movement, and it was her task to transform the movement into a stable (political) organization with rules of conduct and of the transmission of knowledge. The author traces this transformation through the debates...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is characterized by a certain degree of conservatism in that, despite efforts to effect social change, certain normative ways of organizing sexuality manage to persist and to be conveyed across generations. She stresses that this transmission, if it is in fact one, is not necessarily a conscious operation...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... differentiation of state capitalism as the era of ideology and market capitalism as the era of commodity fetishism, this new theory argues that biopolitical mechanisms are organized around the transhistorical prohibition of self-referentiality—a prohibition that constitutes the very precondition for any society...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of instinctive and passionate “savages” by redeploying the terrain of the instinctive onto collective forms of social organization. At the same time, European instincts were believed to achieve greater independence from the material stuff of daily life, being increasingly figured as outside of either social...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as a failed liberal fiction without trying to create actual alternatives is to serve as organic intellectuals to an antipolitical ethos that does not deserve support. As Pateman was arguing against elitist models of the 1970s, the author aims to counter the dangerous excesses of progressive-sounding...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Valerie Rohy Addressing the ways in which etiology, the science of causes, has come to dominate discussions of gay and lesbian politics, this essay examines traces of evolutionary theory in recent right-wing rhetoric against gay marriage from such organizations as the Family Research Council...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 107–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... entities, the organization of entities into systems, and the regularization of difference or asymmetry within the system overall. After having presented this view of cybernetics, the author examines the challenges and problems such a paradigm presents to scholarly research methods including contemporary...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 62–100.
Published: 01 September 2014
... as a “Leibnizian,” Bersani moves from the Proustian to the Beckettian text, organizing his reading in such later texts as Arts of Impoverishment (1993, cowritten with Ulysse Dutoit) around Beckett’s allusions to monadology. “Homomonadology” argues that the concept of the Leibnizian monad allows Bersani...