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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Anne Fuchs As the flip side of acceleration, lateness and slowness disrupt the relentless logic of the modernizing project by critiquing the harnessing of attention that is a hallmark of modernity's high-speed society. This article debates three prominent modes of lateness around 1900...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 107–138.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Rosa’s critique of social acceleration and argues that this critique lacks a firm normative basis. This basis is required, however, for one to claim why certain processes of social acceleration are wrong. It is shown that Rosa’s analyses of acceleration contain two suggestions for such a basis: autonomy...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the phenomenon of social abstraction and human acceleration of time. The argument concerning enlightenment and modernity becomes reactualized in the context of globalization and the tight approximation of cultures based on different density and frequency of secularization, disenchanting the world. By advocating...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 137–153.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Kirstin Gwyer Once a corollary of modernity, a response to innovation and acceleration, manifesting itself as decadence, pessimism, or an apocalyptic sense of living in an age nearing its end, lateness in our more recent—postmodern(ist), posthistorical, posttraumatic—times has been revaluated...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2019
... catastrophes of the early twentieth century as pathological expressions of the modern project of acceleration. Both adopt the Kantian term radical evil while engaging with these catastrophes; however, the intention is not to address the substantial body of philosophical work on how we might respond...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2015
... as so many “malign velocities” that condition our accelerating culture but also its radical and explosive response, “accelerationism.”29 But finally, almost as an afterword to his project, Tomlinson sets out to “find virtue in speed” and projects a third understanding based on William Connolly’s...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the zeitgeist of his time. In the aftermath of the French Revolution and in the midst of the Napole- onic wars, the very experience of time itself seemed to change.15 Acceleration, according to Friedrich Schlegel, characterized the transition from Enlighten- ment to revolution.16 What defined the times...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
... outlined at the beginning of the article and in the last section. Of a piece with the obvious widespread dislocations associated with globalization, climate change, migration, inequality, resource conflicts, population increase, and now a pandemic is the emotional distress caused by accelerated pressures...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 55–92.
Published: 01 February 2014
... or dila­ tion? Would that mean that Taubes’s is a form of acceleration? How does this relate to a “harmony” or Fügung that is also “counterstriving”? And, finally, if Schmitt’s time of deferral is counterrevolutionary and Taubes’s is revolution- ary, might we say that both together constitute...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2019
... by the future, a “flexible” man with a “situational identity” who “lives at the vanishing point of individualization and acceleration” and has forfeited the “claim to (diachronic) continuity and (synchronous) coherence.” He lives under the “impression of racing stasis : things change, but they do not develop...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 125–152.
Published: 01 August 2010
...–718. 146 Myth, Labor, and Cement tendency to glorify acceleration, simultaneity, and temporal compression, Müller advocated, especially after 1989, strategies of temporal dilation and segmentation: Recently I’ve been interested in the problem of stagnation and acceleration...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 65–92.
Published: 01 February 2013
... language from Jonathan Crary, “transient elements within an accelerating sequence of displacements and obsolescences,” elements that are “part of the delirious operations of modernization.”24 In juxtaposing these ele- ments, a figuration of the outmoded refers not only to a concrete historical...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 131–161.
Published: 01 February 2022
... . 119.   Blumenberg, “Dogmatische und rationale Analyse,” 261–64 . 120.   Turner, “Liberalism” ; Rorty, “Against Belatedness.” 121.   Williams and Srnicek, “#ACCELERATE MANIFESTO for an Accelerationist Politics.” Williams and Srnicek define accelerationism as the notion of speeding...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., it also remade everyday urban life. While in 1914 only 5 percent of Berlin households had electricity, this had increased to 50 percent by the end of the 1920s. Electricity accelerated the spread of information by telegraph, telephone, and radio. It also altered the mobility of the urban dweller...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 111–124.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of transparency, a denial of mediation. Face-to-face contact as immediacy, pres- ence, and transparency represents the lost utopia, the fantasy of pure commu- nity before the “Babel-like” fall into the accelerated mediation of new tech- nologies of representation and communication. To imagine the cinema itself...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... revolution and the fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that appears only in the last sentence of a narrative that concludes with a colon rather than a full stop to point to the transformative dynamic of the post-1989 era. While Tellkamp accentu- ates the acceleration of history through the increasing...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 47–65.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of the same mind that a tendency they wished to test and explore was alarming and potentially detrimental for the film business. The tendency that worried both was increasingly fast cutting. Himself a screenwriter, Sargent predicted that further acceleration of cutting rates would make it hard...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2015
... are converging and accelerating toward a fully commodified economic system—Marx called capitalism a system of “generalized commodity production” (allgemeine Warenproduktion)—which, in its wake, brings about precisely the melting of “all that is solid into air.” In this sense capitalist society today...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the German memory debate about the Holocaust and the Third Reich took off in the public sphere. Much of the conference focused on the current phase of accelerated and officially supported provenance research, which to a large extent responds to public and political pressures. One consequence...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... with accelerated and unpredictable market adjust- ments.12 The social-market economy of the old Federal Republic was largely a meritocracy that rewarded personal performance with increased security, higher pay, and social status. Similarly, the GDR made life predictable by rewarding loyalty to the state...