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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 123-147.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Slavoj Žižek Copyright © 2009 Qui Parle 2009 Descartes and the Post-Traumatic Subject On Catherine Malabou’s Les nouveaux blessés and Other Autistic Monsters Slavoj žižek If the radical moment of the inauguration of modern philosophy is the rise of the Cartesian cogito, where...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 125-146.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Canguilhem’s text speaks to three concerns peculiar to postwar French thought. First is the postwar displacement and re-appreciation of Descartes’s thought, which Canguilhem treats in this text as the generally accepted foundation of the place of science and technology in modernity...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 89-106.
Published: 01 June 2010
... curbed. René Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy Tho’ the instance is so particular and singular, that ’tis scarcely worth our observing, and does not merit that for it alone we should alter our general maxim. David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature What is an...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147-168.
Published: 01 June 2004
...? The epistemological question is more pressing for the critic when the apparent ambiguity surrounding Santayana's skepticism is taken into account. On the one hand, in Scepticism and Animal Faith he plays the role of the skeptic, doubting more thoroughly than Descartes every claim to...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 1-25.
Published: 01 December 2013
... is attribut- ed to Descartes, at least in the eyes of Nietzsche and Heidegger (whose perspective orients my own here). In response to the insur- mountable doubt that skepticism cast on Christian revelation and church doctrine as source and guarantee of truth, Descartes shifted the foundation...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 85-105.
Published: 01 June 2012
... “habituation” may well open up a space for envis- aging a new, albeit somewhat passive type of listener. But at the same time, the aural sovereignty achieved through such “habitu- ation” remains fi rmly anchored in Descartes’ mind-body dualism. Cowart, similarly, sees the weakening of the...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 127-143.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the other (including weight It is the assumption of the indeterminate quantitas materiae anchored in this duplicity that contradicts Descartes' res extensa, yet continues to correspond to Newton's absolute space. The res extensa, next to which there can...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 55-76.
Published: 01 June 2000
... colluded with it; this checkered past has proved difficult for the movement to transcend. The thrust of philosophical anthropology becomes clear when it is juxtaposed to its primary target, transcendental philosophy in the tradition of Descartes, Kant, and Husserl. Against the fondest...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103-135.
Published: 01 June 2019
... secures existence. The last page of René Descartes’s Meditations knows better. The “principal reason for doubt” that tasked it throughout the preceding pages 12 —that it is difficult to distinguish the certainty of the present moment from the equally certain existence felt in the midst of a dream...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 53-73.
Published: 01 June 2009
... consensus, or constructed by methods of objectifi cation. This subject was capable of guaranteeing the truth of science: the new Galilean mathematical science of nature for Descartes, or the Newtonian paradigm for Kant. Indeed, it was in our subjectivity that Descartes sought the foundations upon...
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Qui Parle (2015) 24 (1): 147-159.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Bersani, Thoughts and Things (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015). Cited in the text as tt. Leo Bersani’s Thoughts and Things gathers six essays on topics rang- ing from desire to “remote stellar dust” and on fi gures ranging from René Descartes to Claire Denis (tt, 89). Three of these...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 31-58.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the human being, such as envisaged by the enthusiastic amateur anatomist René Descartes, who was also, so it is said, present that January morning” (RS, 13). Second, Sebald notes how “grotesque- ly” out of proportion the dissected hand is compared to the one closer to us; and further, how...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 61-68.
Published: 01 December 2013
... that we can’t even show that Wordsworth had direct knowledge of the dream dreamt by René Descartes on November 10, 1619, as recounted by Baillet in his Vie de Descartes (1691), on which, nonetheless, the dream of the Arab clearly draws. (Scholars spec- ulate that Wordsworth heard...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 171-196.
Published: 01 December 2009
... immediate aftermath. Descartes, for instance, determines his cogito—and here I finally come to your question—not as cogito simply but as cogitans, using the present participle. I can only be certain of my existence, he argues in the Meditations and elsewhere, as long as I am aware that I am...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 111-122.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Descartes’ Error, Looking for Spinoza, and The Feeling of What Happens. Intertwining these notions will help me set the stage for a confrontation between the three authors, as well as be- tween continental philosophy and neuroscience. I will start with some definitions...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 3-15.
Published: 01 June 2000
... prefigured in Plato, but it is Descartes who completes the meta- physical system by reducing the realm of Being to what is visible and calculable. Heidegger presents us, then, with a more or less continuous metaphysical tradition from Plato's eidos to the Scholas- tics to...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 17-54.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 9-35.
Published: 01 June 2010
... this negativity. In the comparable context of Descartes’ cogito ergo sum, the re- ality of such sorrow would require a fundamental counter-support or fl ying buttress for this philosophical phrase, a kind of gothic supplement: ego sum ergo doleo, I am therefore I sorrow. Not an extension or...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 1-19.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Expressionism in Philosophy at once as radical critique of and as radical alternative to representation intended in its specifically Platonic—that is to say, mimetic—determination. At one point in this work, Deleuze explains how one of the fundamental differences between Spinoza and René Descartes is that the...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 225-248.
Published: 01 December 2012
... inertness. The Prussian transcends the human only to revert to matter (Oswald Spengler would later reverse the iden- tifi cation, charging the Prussian with the life energy of a bird of prey).4 Descartes had speculated: “I remember that, when looking from a window and saying I see...