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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of stability in continuity, and in this way to rehearse an outlook on the future that meets the demands of sustainability. Based on close readings of Goethe's writings, the article suggests that the need to come to terms with the uncertainty of a very distant future pits formalization and abstraction against...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 189–205.
Published: 01 November 2012
... them in his hand than he appears inspired by them and seems to look through them into their dis- tance, like an augur [Magier27 As I suggested earlier, the collector’s knack for augury is not, in Benja- min, attached to the seeing of a distant future but is instead something more like...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 103–128.
Published: 01 February 2023
... the limits of the collective body’s horizon of possibilities). Freedom is found in drawing near the distant powers of deep sleep, propelling the sleeper toward a future unbound to the present Gestalt of the collective body. Sleep is the womb of freedom. But if this is the case, then what does it mean...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
... (Halakhah) by projecting the messianic hope into a distant future. In this regard, Scholem radically criticized rabbinic Judaism’s negation of the essentially apocalyptic nature of messianism in favor of the coherence and stability of its creed: “From the point of view of Halakhah, to be sure...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 59–82.
Published: 01 February 2023
... the elements and factors of the present or past political experience—without, however, giving up the claim to this or (what is the same thing) to adjourn it to a distant future” ( PM , 4). “Hopelessness” has a specific meaning in this passage, which introduces a polemical inversion of the concept of hope...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 131–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and intrinsic to this very experience. Agamben’s reading of Paul’s letter to the Romans, for example, describes messianism no longer as a strange idea about a distant future, be it religious or profane, but as the structure of the very moment of now.5 This fascination with religion is far from...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 49–64.
Published: 01 August 2006
... to the distant future with a whiff of romantic regret, yearning, and pathos. Müllerʼs writings, one could say, are messages in bottles that lack a romantic tint. They are rather prankish Molotov cocktails, rigged to erupt disturbingly on those who happen to fi nd them and thus generate clouds...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 5–20.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Europe.” Journal of the History of Ideas 72 , no. 3 : 613 – 36 . Moretti Franco . 2013 . Distant Reading . New York : Verso . N.N. 1966 . “Wißbar wohin: Philosophie.” Der Spiegel , July 11 , 76 . Paris Heidi Gente Peter . 1981 . “Editorial Note...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 217–224.
Published: 01 November 2023
... , this essay enjoins those of us who study Europe’s past, both recent and distant, to imagine our relationships to our objects of study beyond that of haunting and of debt owed to tradition. With such flexing of the imagination, this essay makes suggestions for how disciplinary overhaul and an explicitly...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 73–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of negotiations with their star player, etc.) as a basis for projection. I rearrange given components of the situation by extend- ing them in a causal scenario about the future. Relative to (2), expectation is often focal, animated by a need to project determinate markers by which to guide my actions.6...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 171–191.
Published: 01 November 2013
... gently alludes to the burst of the real estate bubble and, in the incarcera- tion of Neumann, imagines the state as a sort of agent of just revenge on the speculator. However, it also makes clear that the forces of speculation are not dependent on the individual; in fact, the more distant...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 157–185.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to a—in this case—distant future, and by choosing as the soldierly hero a character whose identity oscillates between that of being “American” on the surface and “German” below. The Final Frontier: Meeting the Other Who are the aliens in Raumpatrouille? Writing in 1967, when the Cold War had intensified...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 17–34.
Published: 01 November 2011
... distant, sensible yet impalpable, like the shadow passing across the viewer’s face that medi- ates briefly the real presence of the distant tree branch. Replace the unique work of art with a photocopy, a photographic copy, a digitalized copy, and the diminished collection of images and colors...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 129–154.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fists of fate, in ancient Greek philosophy. For Heidegger, these seminars served to “keep alive a thinking that is attentive to being, knowing that this work must concern itself with laying the foundation, for a distant future, of a possibility of tradition—since obviously one cannot settle a two...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 59–95.
Published: 01 November 2010
... there to appear beyond it, like a distant mountain, the outlook on the mythology of the future. And from that moment of “breakthrough” on, he recognized in the new religion revealed by a higher spirit “from heaven”—in which the idealis- tic philosophy would surround itself with the clothing...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 217–246.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the wreckage of history has not abated, but it seems to have transformed. The ruin of progress continues even as its directional telos, as suggested by Benjamin’s description, has perhaps been replaced by a different form of historicity. Absent the driving force of the storm of progress toward the future...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 175–184.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Arthur Schopenhauer critique ethics pessimism white supremacy “Wow . . . I’m Blacker than you,” said the white American man of distant German descent to me, a Black American, descendant of Black Africans abducted and enslaved in North America. We were strangers sitting on parallel stools...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 53–72.
Published: 01 February 2006
... moment and mind the ethical limitations of its expression: the former by cutting short his coldly distant narration (DE, 79) and the latter by “photographing the earth’s surface” upside down, “just as it must have appeared to these victims.”7 6. Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno, Dialectic...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the future. © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 environmental humanities Anthropocene posthumanism decline narrative utopia References Ackerman Diane . 2014 . The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us . New York : Norton . Adams William M. Hutton Jon . 2007...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of articulating the point of thematic return, the echo’s time lag recycles the past to preempt the reprise. It is literally what Adorno pinpoints as the temporal structure of Beethoven’s symphonic Augenblick: “a force retroacting in time”—simultane- ously past and future, an echo of what will be.27...