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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Heather I. Sullivan; Bernhard F. Malkmus The introduction to The Challenge of Ecology to the Humanities: Posthumanism or Humanism? sketches out the ambiguous response of the humanities to the long-term anthropological thinking about the human as an ecological being from the late nineteenth...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 83–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., this article argues that the proponents of this view fail to recognize that the desire to overcome anthropocentrism was central to Enlightenment thought. Like the latter, ecological posthumanism accords itself cognitive privileges that presuppose a successful distantiation of the world. According...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 205–216.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., the “algorithmic auto/biography” on Facebook is “collaboratively, if not consensually, coproduced in ways that suggest that the subject of Facebook is the product of a posthuman process.”27 McNeill’s comment is not meant as a criticism. Referring to N. Kath­ erine Hayles’s How We Became Posthuman and her...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Markus Wilczek This article considers the significance of temporality for the discourses of ecology and posthumanism. Focusing on Goethe's approach to water both in his administrative and in his literary writings, it argues that literary texts provide an opportunity to experiment with forms...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
... not shy away from the harsh side of nature and is not concerned with artificially enhancing nature, as 21. Wild, Fische, Kognition, Bewusstsein, Schmerz. 22. Plumwood, “Being Prey.” Konrad Ott  115 are certain branches of posthumanism...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 81–103.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., Kluge seems interested less in a humanly grounded “vision in motion” than in a posthuman vision able to apprehend the capitalist natural-mechanical operations we have invented that seem to leave little space for us as human beings endowed with subjectivity. Kluge’s use of time lapse acknowledges...
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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 (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by Owen David Strong Tracy B. , translated by Livingstone Rodney . Indianapolis, IN : Hackett . Wolfe Cary . 1998 . Critical Environments: Postmodern Theory and the Pragmatics of the “Outside.” Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . ———. 2009 . What Is Posthumanism...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources . Westling Louise . 2006 . “Literature, the Environment, and the Question of the Posthuman.” In Nature in Literary and Cultural Studies: Transatlantic Conversations on Ecocriticism , edited by Gersdorf Catrin Mayer Sylvia , 25 – 48...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 27–34.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of radical transparency and immediate feedback. The approach I offer here and further elaborate in my book is an anthropological and media-ontological one. 1 I contend that the old human horror vacui as well as the mechanical, “posthuman” reproduction of the world via photography can be read as keys...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., posthumanism, and “imperial globalization.” As this article demonstrates, the filmic device of the urban traffic “loop” and Kluge’s use of transnational techno music become points of entry for critically rethinking both the cinematic genre of the city symphony film and transatlantic “loops” of “racial...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
... explores Hei­ mat’s ecological dimension. Although Erpenbeck foregrounds the problem- atic aspects of the German conception of the nature garden, she does so without invalidating humanist ecological aesthetics: rather, in this approach to dwelling, she seeks to integrate elements of posthumanism...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
... for the species,” among others. 3 What all Anthropocene narratives share, whether they stem from the humanities or the sciences, is an anxious preoccupation with our species’ outsize influence on systems that support life on this planet. Neither antihumanism nor posthumanism has banished “man,” 4 who has...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 205–224.
Published: 01 November 2017
... America: actor-network-theory, the work of Bruno Latour, various shades of OOO (object-oriented ontologies), and parts of US-style posthumanism up to and including critical animal studies. Siegert himself is not too happy with these parallels; there is the danger that too much transatlantic harmony...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The transporter’s machine rhythm overlays the hushed murmur of disembodied human voices from off-screen. This is a posthuman epoch in which there are no buyers for the food that machines produce on their own. With reference to the plane sequence in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest (1959) or the workers...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 65–98.
Published: 01 November 2021
... are “responsible for persecuting by the persecutor” ( Otherwise Than Being , 75 ). 88. Alongside French Theory, the rejection of anthropocentrism has been promoted by other movements since the 1970s, including the animal rights movement, transhumanism, and posthumanism, that coached the popular imagination...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 67–96.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to reintegrate the idea of a posthuman, eccentric universe, as envisioned by early modern science and philosophy, into a system that held on to the consolations of a world “ propter nos conditus ” (founded for us). 102 At the same time, Blumenberg seems to have been impressed by Gantner’s...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of Weimar cultural politics; rather, the dispute between Benn and his opponents is a manifestation of ruptures that continue to rever- berate in a present that is sometimes conceived of as posthuman or postsubjec- tive. Kracauer and Benn mark out two trajectories that lead to this situation: both...