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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 201–212.
Published: 01 January 1993
... Mendelsohn und die europdische Aufklärung . Hamburg: Meiner. Kant , Immanuel . 1970 . Kunt's Political Writings. Edited by H. Reiss, translated by H. B. Nisbet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Kant , Immanuel . 1990 . Critique of Pure Reason . Translated by J. M. D. Meiklejohn...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 161–188.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Shinkarev , V. 1990 . Mit'ki . Leningrad: Smart. Sloterdijk , P. 1987 . Critique of Cynical Reason . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Solzhenitsyn , A. 1974 . The Gulag Archipelago, 1918–1956 : An Experiment in Literary Investigation . New York: Harper and Row. Terz...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
... possibilities of cure, ones in which we are left without tidy endings. The task, then, of a critique of curative reason is to clarify these limits, precisely so that we are able to imagine cure otherwise. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 antibiotics bacteriology cure India tuberculosis...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 485–505.
Published: 01 September 2001
... , edited by Ingstad and Whyte. Berkeley: University of California Press. Winslow, Ann, ed. 1935 . Trial balances . New York: MacMillan. PC 13.3-09 Schweik 9/18/01 4:36 PM Page 485 The Voice of “Reason” Susan...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
... immunized population. It is perhaps for this reason that the public condemnation of contemporary vaccine resistance has been so vehement. The recent outbreak of measles in children, linked to exposure at Disneyland, has led to widespread denunciation of parents who have not fully vaccinated...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Achille Mbembe Abstract As the new century unfolds, humans are increasingly surrounded by multiple and expanding wave fronts of calculation. What remains of the human subject in an age when instrumental reason is carried out by and through information machines and technologies of calculation? Who...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., Immanuel. 1965 . Critique of pure reason , translated by Norman Kemp Smith. New York: St. Martin's. ———. 1987 . Critique of judgment , translated by Werner S. Pluhar. Indianapolis, Ind.:Hackett. Kerszberg, Pierre. 1997 . Critique and totality . Albany: State University of New York Press...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Caitlin Zaloom Financial prediction provokes intense affect. For bond traders, hedge fund managers, and economic planners, both statistical reasoning and affective discomfort surround professional judgments about the future. This article argues that contemporary financial knowledge is organized...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anya Bernstein This article looks at recent Russian lawsuits accusing artists and curators of “inciting religious hatred.” It seeks to explain the reasons behind these controversies by considering the respective scopic regimes informing several exhibits and subsequent trials from 1998 to 2010. One...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and explores possible reasons that explain its current success, as these categories are used for thinking about, managing, and inhabiting situations of extreme precariousness, but which are nonetheless very different from the original cases of forced disappearance. The second movement involves developing...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and reasoning in the language of the educator, the statesman, the colonizer, the slaver, the exterminator. In the end, though, an epistemological rupture would entail more than differential languages; it requires that significance no longer be located in historical inscription. Copyright 2011 by Duke...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 561–571.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Gearóid Ó Tuathail This review critiques Afflicted Powers on three fronts: a flawed conception of politics as spectacle, an overly functionalist account of the Iraq war, and base determinism in its reasoning about American foreign policy. Duke University Press 2008...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 583–593.
Published: 01 September 2008
...” and to begin to describe again the driving forces, the key determinants, of politics in the twenty-first century. RETORT proposes a political anti science—a form of political writing that manages, at last, to wake us (the present writers included) from the sleep of reason. RETORT endeavors to recapture...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the Cold War. With international terrorism replacing the Soviet menace, his star has recently been revived. This essay explores the reasons for Niebuhr’s revival. 2016 Cold War foreign policy Reinhold Niebuhr religion A curious feature of the present political moment in the United States...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 35–40.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Erica Robles-Anderson Abstract This article is a response to Achille Mbembe's “Futures of Life and Futures of Reason,” which is featured in the same issue of Public Culture . The article builds on Mbembe's concept of “wave fronts of calculation” as a means of amplifying a language for political...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 May 2007
... after the fifth anniversary of 9/11. For most secular commentators, this was a diplomatic faux pas: the Pope should never have expressed so candidly his theological views on Islam. On the 1. Pope Benedict XVI, “Faith, Reason and the University: Memories and Reflections,” Apostolic Journey...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 233–266.
Published: 01 May 1997
... with the universal validity that makes human rights normative. That view suggests that if human rights are inalienable entitlements which should belong to all individuals for the sole reason that they are human, then irresolvable tensions inevitably arise...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1999
...-exploration and self-realization were its primary concern. In this quest for the self, a high premium was placed on spontaneous expression, authentic expe- rience, and unfettered gratification of one’s creative and carnal urges. Imagination was an ally, and reason was an obstacle. There were no aesthetic...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 11–39.
Published: 01 January 1995
... of these reasons, the Indian example provides a somewhat different point of entry into the current debate over the rights of cultural minorities in a liberal-democratic state. While the question of minority rights in India does, therefore, have...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 579–595.
Published: 01 September 1994
... for securing the public confidence, and causing it constantly to advance towards the end of its institution. This law is that of publicity. The discussion of this subject may be divided into six parts: 1. Reasons for publicity; 2. Examination of objections to publicity; 3. Exceptions to be made; 4...