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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
...: the introduction to Japan of new trends in foreign thought, and the articulation of a new approach to philosophy based on the everyday thought of the ordinary person (common man's philosophy). A focus on these projects reveals the influence of one of the two women cofounders, Tsurumi Kazuko, and contributes...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Tani Barlow Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Editor’s Introduction Vanessa B. Ward’s “Rethinking Intellectual Life in Early Postwar Japan: Shis no Kagaku and Common Man’s Philosophy” opens this issue. In her essay Ward...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 711–742.
Published: 01 August 2008
... ironically observed, this publication spoke more about the “philosophy of the uncommon man in Japan” than it did to the consciousness of the populace — a criticism not lost on Tsurumi and other institute members.76 In a kind of knee-jerk reaction...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 743–751.
Published: 01 August 2008
...- sion within his philosophy rather than as evidence of his hypocrisy. Another major improvement. As Avenell points out, Tsurumi highlighted the traditions of common folk, emphasizing their egalitarian, tolerant, and heterodox qualities...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 99–130.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of “pastoral power,” to early modern European theories of the raison d’état or Polizeiwissenschaft, and to the modern welfare state, a common pattern of governmental rationality is discernible that aspires to be a government of all and of each...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 329–366.
Published: 01 May 1995
... dwell in the night-realm of icy seas, in lands of obscu- rity-is not everyone a child of Heaven and Earth? Who does not love and befriend his fellow man? The sage-kings of antiquity embraced all mankind with a common benevolence...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 February 2005
... of Hobbes’s monism: The idea of civilization presupposes that man, by virtue of his intelli- gence, can place himself outside nature, can rebel against nature. This dualism is transparent all the way through Hobbes’ philosophy, not least...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 February 2009
... philosophy during the Fifteen- Year War. This does not mean, of course, that each of the essays collected in this volume develops or articulates this principle in precisely the same man- ner. Differences in methodology, reading strategy, and style...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 539–567.
Published: 01 August 2008
... intrinsically linked, not merely through tabloid exposure but through the exploration of the philosophical import of the everyday as a problem of social value. Journalism, Social Value, and a Philosophy of the Everyday in 1920s China Rebecca E. Karl Modern journalism in China emerged out...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
.... Science” in China 3 what has come to be called ‘science’ (earlier ‘natural philosophy Th’is cor- relation of concept and adjective becomes intelligible in the light of the growing...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 637–649.
Published: 01 August 2001
... versionoftheproletariatwhosepreviousinternationalismofthe1960sisonce again “united by a common desire for liberation.”8 Empire, they conclude, is better “in the same way that Marx insists that capitalism is better” because it provides the necessary conditions for this potential liberation.9 They explic...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 May 1995
... provided progressives with a common beacon. Consequently, we find ourselves surrounded by a generalized belief in the brutality of profit taking as the sole condition of social life. And because these immediate realities- the decline...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., this article questions the assertion that the “preconversion” and “postconversion” works can be strictly separated in terms of their content. Rather than making an immediately political argument, it examines the contemporaneity of Japanese and Korean philosophy of the 1930s and 1940s, through close readings...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 207–237.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Christian Uhl In 1944 the Japanese sinologist and cultural critic Takeuchi Yoshimi (1910-77) published his seminal study, Rojin , on the life and work of the preeminent modern Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936). In this book Takeuchi paints the portrait of a pugnacious man of letters, someone...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of modernity. Advertising objectifies the social. Thus while enlightened social theory in Chinese advertising markets is a phenomenon noted here in great detail, the point is that “society” underlies modernist theory as such. The discovery of the social in philosophy and in the dialectical advertising image...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 421–445.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: Capitalism and Schizophrenia , translated by Massumi Brian . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Deleuze Gilles Guattari Felix . 1994 . What Is Philosophy? , translated by Tomlin-son Hugh Burchell Graham . New York : Columbia University Press . Itō Shizuo 伊...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2002
... on a specialized lexicon derived from a decades-long dialogue with European philosophy. In its place he adopted a language more familiar to his intended audience, drawing on a rich repository of common knowledge. The new address seemed to make a difference...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 825–844.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the twentieth century (Guangdong Hong Kong Beijing New York Shanghai Chongqing Taiwan Los Angeles New York) was embedded within a network of intellectuals affiliated with the Nationalist Party. Originally from Guangdong, Huang enrolled at Peking University in 1915 as a student in the philosophy...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 753–760.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to as “universalism But he goes on to say that this citizen “is not a godlike being with powers beyond that of the average man.” He is “active in politics because he is concerned with the problems of daily life rather than with an abstract sense of duty...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
... studies. In this respect, the journal’s survival and success — very modest though it may be — is a testimony to its effectiveness as a critical voice within area studies. Our journal has man- aged to become the expression of anxiety inherent...