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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ed Cohen In his last years lecturing at the Collège de France, Michel Foucault repeatedly alighted on the figure of the psychagogue as an exemplar of “living philosophy.” The psychagogue, in contradistinction to his confrere the pedagogue, addresses the truth by addressing the soul, the psyche...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
... extricate. Reading Badiou’s philosophy creatively, the essay makes the case that women or woman is an emergent, historical, modern, and universal truth; direct critique of Badiou also drives home the point that philosophy (or “theory”) is vulnerable to history and that historically, factually, actually, and...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., that is, would it constitute a “procedure of truth” that “throws us outside of ourselves”? Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2010 elizabeth cowie is Professor of Film Studies in the School of Drama, Film, and Visual Arts at the University of Kent...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 73–102.
Published: 01 December 2009
... disposedness that both limits and opens, contracts and dilates. Habit, in this expansive sense, can be redirected not only to refashion the routines through which we inhabit our shared habitats but also to transform the rituals through which we inhabit truth. The essay argues that, as the variable amplitude of...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 109–141.
Published: 01 September 2010
... was a key component of Romantic reimaginings of language as a productive force. While the native informant guarantees the referential truth of colonial discourse, this essay details the simultaneous emergence of a figure termed the ``native performant,'' who dramatizes the performative power of...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2010
... religious myth of immediate, surface reading or the empiricist conception of the text as veiled truth, these approaches proclaim their critical “innocence” and disavow the metalanguages that bring the textual surface into view. Rooney argues that the figure of terrain enables a reading that confesses its...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 90–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., or How One Philosophizes with a Hammer . Kaufmann 463 -564. Oliver, Kelly. “Woman as Truth in Nietzsche's Writing.” Feminist Interpretations of Nietzsche . Ed. Kelly Oliver and Marilyn Pearsall. University Park: Pennsylvania State up, 1998 . 66 -80. ——— Womanizing Nietzsche: Philosophy's...
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differences (1 December 2003) 14 (3): 1.
Published: 01 December 2003
... so large on the agenda of modernity” (3 –4). But does the newly valued detail retain its feminin- ity? And what of its synecdochic nature? What is the relationship of the detail to truth? The...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 197–205.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., this is the awkward Volume 23, Number 3  doi 10.1215/10407391-1892934 © 2012 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 198 Initial Conditions truth with...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 160–174.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the Humanities Must Justify Their Worth .” New York Times 25 Feb. 2009 . Dilthey Wilhelm . An Introduction to the Human Sciences . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1989 . Gadamer Hans-Georg . Truth and Method . New York : Continuum , 1975 . Marcus Jon . “ In Era of...
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differences (1 May 2003) 14 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 May 2003
... questioning of “truth” and to speculate on its implications for post- humanism. She writes, “If the ‘truth’ of how things are must be presented 64 Fighting ÒHumanismÓ on Its Own Terms in some...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 165–174.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 35 ( 1993 ): 414 – 37 . Foucault Michel . “ Nietzsche, Genealogy, History .” The Foucault Reader . Ed. Rabinow Paul . New York : Pantheon , 1984 . 76 – 100 . Hunt Lynn Jacob Margaret . Telling the Truth about History . New York : Norton , 1994 . Nietzsche...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 139–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
... M and “Woman” with a capital W . . . it’s not at all the same, not at all, because “Man” with a capital M means “mankind.” Woman with a capital W means . . . “Truth” or things like that, but doesn’t mean mankind or womankind...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 169–177.
Published: 01 May 2010
... descriptions themselves must be beggared. Such a documentation of the truth of the lives of the poor becomes the archive of our knowledge about poverty. This faith in unornamented description to offer the empirical truth of...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 6–19.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Sade the ambiguous “truth” of Kantian morality, the superficial parallel only serves to show the gaping distance between the two writers. Let me split the difference crudely. Slavoj Žižek’s formulation is inviting: can we Volume 17...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 150–178.
Published: 01 May 1999
... . ———. “Confusion of Tongues between Adults and the Child.” The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Hypothesis in Psychoanalysis by J. M. Masson. London: Penguin, 1984 . 291 –303. ———. “Psychogenic Anomalies of Voice Production.” Further Contributions to the Theory and Technique of Psycho...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 96–127.
Published: 01 May 2002
...]. Filosofski pregled 2.2 ( 1992 ): 3 –14. Kiossev, Alexander. “Golyamoto nedorazumenie. Zapad i iztok, paresiasti, filosofi, polititsi i medii v ikonomikata na istinata” [The Big Misunderstanding: West, East, Parrhesiasts,Philosophers, Politicians and Media in the Economy of Truth] . Lozanov and Spasov...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 45–76.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 53 appearances to reflect or disclose—indeed to exfoliate—an inner truth, a private reality. To the contrary, I want to suggest that the anxiety over appearances that manifests itself in the fetishistic discourses about Thai...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
... evaluative schemas (morality, economics, aesthetics, truth). Literature, in Johnson’s account, slows down the moralizing that was its most important function for Leavis. It is precisely this delay or deferral that Johnson vali- dates as...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., domination, whatever. The naïve believer has received a first salvo. (237–38) If the first move of the critic is to dissolve apparently solid truths into “fairy”-like projections, the second involves an...