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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... about China and the manifesto Principles of Thought for a New Japan . I argue that with Miki's participation in the Shōwa Kenkyūkai and the production of its “world-historical answer” in the form of its signature concept of cooperativism ( kyōdōshugi ) there occurs a sudden shift away from...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
...John Namjun Kim This contribution examines how the Kyoto School philosopher Miki Kiyoshi sought to justify Japanese imperialism as a project in “cosmopolitan liberation” in his anonymously authored treatise The Principles of Thought for a New Japan . It traces how Miki adopted and critiqued...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of stateless children for the nation-state system's organizational principles more broadly. amanda.cheong@ubc.ca Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 immigration detention deportation undocumented citizenship Malaysia An estimated 281 million people (3.6 percent of the global...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 287–306.
Published: 01 February 2012
... covered by each volume, titled repectively, “Principle and Things,” “Empire and Nation-State,” “Gongli and Anti-Gongli,” and “The Community of Scientific Discourse,” as well as argues for his methodology of “liberating the objects.” Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 A Dialogue on The Rise...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Claudia Pozzana; Alessandro Russo The authors discuss the role that two key categories of Wang Hui's “General Introduction” to The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought , namely, the pair “heavenly principles/axiomatic” and “temporal circumstances,” play in opening a basic renovation of the investigation...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 573–602.
Published: 01 August 2014
... system and popular religion both embody, more and less successfully, a single principle of cosmic order. This article is an attempt to use the cosmological conception of the state as a basis for theorizing anew the relationship between the state system and popular religion. Describing how various...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351–387.
Published: 01 August 2018
... whose principle was the rational maximization of China’s “national capital.” It argues that the demographization of China’s population produced it as an economic factor, a biomass of “living capital,” which could be related to the problem of a national economy by means of an energistically conceived...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2018
... responsible subjectivity that redeems the disillusioned isolationists who seek self-imposed alienation in the hypercapitalist society of our time. By harnessing the potentials of the human mind as an infinite microcosm that runs both on the random-access principle of an advanced logic machine...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 267–290.
Published: 01 May 2021
... practiced by the literati. It reached its height around the third century, signaled by a rise in literary texts that illustrate its musical features, elaborate its mechanism, and tell stories about whistlers. An analysis of two main texts on whistling, Rhapsody on Whistling (third century) and Principles...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 13–42.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Chris Goto-Jones As a discipline, the history of political thought itself has a history of competing methods: on the one hand, there are political theorists whose principle interest is in the use to which the ideas they find can be put—they seek to put the discoveries to work on instances...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
... and the Institute for the Science of Thought have been treated as largely incidental to examinations of the high-profile engagement in civil society activism of its young leader Tsurumi Shunsuke in the 1960s and beyond. This essay traces the group's ethos to its foundational principles and first two projects...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
... meaning “process” can be easily seen in recent Chinese thinkers’ efforts to translate the word into concepts belonging to Zixue (study of principle)- concepts like gezhi (investigation and extension), gewu (to investigate things...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 1996
... of a supportive wife and loving mother . . . no matter whether she is Fukienese or aboriginal, does she count as an “authentic Taiwanese”? Can she represent Taiwanese people? Does she embody the principles of a “Taiwanese spirit”? We fear...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 229–258.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., may help us to think differently about trauma theory. Variously (and differently) addressed in The Interpretation of Dreams (1900), Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920), and Moses and Monotheism (1939), as well...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 317–347.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and Postcolonial State Culture in South Korea, 1930 – 1950 Ou-­Byung Chae In October 1948, soon after the formation of the first postcolonial regime in South Korea, President Syngman Rhee declared “Ilminchuu˘i” (One-­People Principle) as the official...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 99–130.
Published: 01 February 2006
... and techniques to meet the challenges of managing the newly emerging Chinese “populations” and to countervail the spiraling process of “state involution.”9 From Sun Yat-sen’s Three People’s Principles to the rise of the social sciences in China...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 537–565.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... . . . Gift-giving is not the only form of potlatch: A rival is challenged by a solemn destruction of riches. In principle, the destruction is offered to the mythical ancestors of the donee; it is little dif- ferent from a sacrifice...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 165–208.
Published: 01 February 2007
... the specific cultural or civilizational matrix in which it is engendered: there is a plurality of ways to imagine humanity’s progress into the future. In Tagore’s mind, an ethicopolitical principle that might be counterposed to the megalomania...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 649–658.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., their social being that determines their consciousness” (Marx, Preface to a Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy). “Marxism implies manifold principles, but, in the final analysis, they can all be reduced to a single sentence...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
... cultural formations, and he called for the actualization of a third, superior cultural practice — collectivism (i.e., communism). He writes, Using these sorts of cultural principles as the standard for contemporary cultures...