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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): 63–86.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Casey Shoop Copyright © 2016 University of Illinois Press 2016 The Bones in the Concept: Big History, Theodor Adorno and Second Nature Casey Shoop With the evidence more or less in on the precarious climatological state of the planet, the desire for universal history, as the popular press...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 April 2022
... at recovery, this article reads QAnon as a part of a symptomatology of the social world. There is no freedom without opinions that diverge from reality, but such divergence endangers freedom. —Adorno, “Opinion Delusion Society” Disinformation is necessary. —Q Witness the self-professed QAnon...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2015
... to the different pole of attraction that Auerbach represented, and subsequently to the revisionist Hegelianism of Adorno.And although it is by now well known that Adorno's materialist perspective sustained Said in later life, the conceptual drift ofthe Said-Adorno affiliation has rarely been explored...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 April 2022
... something different is essentially an unconscious desire. . . . The riddle of history is not in Reason but in Desire; not in labor, but in love” ( 15–16 ). On the other hand, we might turn to Theodor Adorno’s oft-repeated aphorism from Minima Moralia : “In psychoanalysis nothing is true except...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 176–182.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., photocopies, tracts, and trinkets that comprise the archive becoming, in the moment of encounter, conduits of otherworldly communiqués. Works Cited Adorno Theodor W. Minima Moralia . New York : Verso , 1978 . Adrian Edgar D. “ The All-or-None Principle in Nerve .” Journal...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (1): 122–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
...-realist epistemology all, in various ways, corresponded to one another. This attention to the triangle linking politics, aesthetics, and historical time led me to place Cesaire and Senghor in dialogue with figures such as Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, and Theodor Adorno. Their attempt to envi­ sion post...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 April 2022
... were nothing more than narrativized data and as if historical method were nothing more than what Adorno calls “reconstruction, mere technique” ( 247 )—that even the most persuasive, archive-based speculative histories, such as those by Saidiya Hartman, tend either to be exiled to the remote precincts...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (2): 166–191.
Published: 01 October 2023
... is an illusion, or at worst a light snuffing out life. As Benjamin’s contemporaries and interlocutors Adorno and Horkheimer write, “The fully enlightened earth radiates disaster triumphant” ( 3 ). This is the disaster Benjamin narrates through the eyes of the angel of history. Against the light of the European...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 241–269.
Published: 01 October 2022
... and the techniques for holding them apart but the incessant tendency to show the former as the truth of the latter, the latter as the hidden face of the former ( Adorno and Horkheimer; Asad, Formations 26–45 ). These examples draw attention to the tendency of the oppositions that animate modern thought...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 October 2023
... otherwise, to borrow Theodor Adorno’s felicitous term; that Palestinian rights, however they are imagined, must be recognized and restored. Justice itself is on the table (even if only implicitly), and it is often imagined to rest on a critical, historical terrain. In this essay, I sketch one...