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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 179–193.
Published: 01 December 2009
... intended as a critique of teleology. The question of individuation is thus referred to its ontological roots in the conflict between Aristotelian metaphysics (priority of act over power [ potentia ] and of final cause over efficient and material causes) and Spinozist metaphysics (power [ potentia...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
... tends to reinforce the separation between subjects and objects that women’s and gender studies hopes to pluralize, often positioning “gender” as a more singular object than “sexuality.” In accepting such a teleology and taxonomy, is there a risk of ceding the terrain of gender to conservative forces...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 14–58.
Published: 01 December 2014
... scheint mir der Gang überhaupt zu sein, den man bei der Idee der Vorsehung—sowohl überhaupt, als auch bei Wundern und, wie Fichte, bei Offenbarung—nimmt u.s.w.—” 52 Both Derrida and Hamacher address in their monographs the way organic teleology is articulated in Hegel’s early and late Christology...
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differences (2003) 14 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... “Teleological Time: A Variation of a Kantian Theme.” Review of Metaphysics 38 (Mar. 1985 ): 529 -62. Habermas, Jürgen. “Further Reflections on the Public Sphere.” Habermas and the Public Sphere . Ed. Craig Calhoun. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT P, 1992 . 421 -61. Hegel, G. W. F. The Encyclopaedia Logic...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 190–210.
Published: 01 December 2011
... art music has been closely tied to the developmental and teleological protocols of tonality, the hierarchical ordering of equally tempered tones based on eventual resolution to a stable tonic. Tonality dominated composition until...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 9–34.
Published: 01 September 2008
... but residues of mythical and religious dreams of the kind long left behind by “modernity.” The general objection to the “master narratives” is that they represent a kind of teleological thinking that has had to be overcome...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... evince daily qualities of mutual care, even if their sexual practices do not include vaginal insemination. To grasp the implications of this observation, let us compare a teleological approach...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 132–144.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., teleology, and politics ( No Future ). In other words, one could only declare a comprehensive affiliation with the death drive as part of a project negotiating with its own impossibility. A politics of affirming the death drive can (as Edelman has noted) convert to teleologies, narrative, the “legible...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): i–v.
Published: 01 November 1997
... narrative of progress that informed the social movements of the 1960s and 70s. In the late 1990s, it is hard to understand women's studies (or, for that matter, any other political/social/intellectual activity) in teleological terms: iv Women's Studies on the Edge. Introduction catapulting or, more modestly...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 69–93.
Published: 01 November 1991
... disrupt the teleology of proper opposition because it involves the domination of the soul by that which either does not directly represent Spirit, or eschews opposition altogether. "The life of feeling," Hegel argues, "as a form or state of the self-conscious, cultured [gebildeten], self-possessed human...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 36–62.
Published: 01 December 2013
... with a public visitor in mind. Research archives filled with quite random material donated by various protagonists and archived in accordance with teleological and pedagogical systems of organization are usually connected to these public...
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differences (2003) 14 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 May 2003
... is conceptualized within the teleological horizon of a coincidence or reconciliation between individuality (whether particular or collective) and consciousness (or the self-presence that effectively actualizes meanings). It should be noted...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 274–295.
Published: 01 July 1994
..., there were a number ofunpalatable assertions many feminists found difficult to swallow, those which characterized women only in terms of their complementary and supporting role regarding the privileged and (pseudo-)autonomous position accorded to men and masculinity, the presumption of a teleologically...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 136–164.
Published: 01 September 2012
... changes in the rest of society. But such a simple determination of actual historical events clearly imparts a teleological and therefore false necessity to the movement of history. It imputes inherent contradiction (between...
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differences (1997) 9 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 1997
... recompense, if it could be thought of as such, would be that in the antagonistic thermodynamic relation between the sexes, the male principle ultimately wins in an apocalyptic finale of the universe-it is the male principle that controls the teleological direction of the system. From the first primate...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 30–71.
Published: 01 September 2019
... guy a version of time that is always linear, teleological, reproductive, future oriented, what difference might it make to acknowledge the intellectual traditions in which time has also been influentially thought and experienced as cyclical, interrupted, multi-layered, reversible, stalled...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 81–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...). With these theses that attribute a teleological certainty of subjection-subjectivation to interpellation, Althusser pushes ideology into the unconscious and renders subjects captive to ideological reproduction. In this vein, Balibar notes how Althusser seems to offer “no line of escape—except for a tragic notation...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of linear history (defined by project, teleology, progres- sion, Bildung) and its territorial correlatives (national spatial imaginaries, supranational cultural and religious memory). Existentialist feminists aspired, according...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 1994
...? Such a project would refuse the simple conflation of the domain of the social with what is socially given or already constituted, and reformulate a Marxian account of social transformation outside of implausible historical teleologies. To the extent that views of social transformation have relied...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 134–172.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: The Multiple Functions of Trail-Following in Gastropods .” Biological Reviews 88 . 3 ( 2013 ): 683 – 700 . Nielsen Karen M. “ The Private Parts of Animals: Aristotle on the Teleology of Sexual Difference .” Phronesis 53 . 4 – 5 ( 2008 ): 373 – 405 . Perloff Marjorie...
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