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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 143–155.
Published: 01 December 2013
...François Laruelle Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 First Choreography or the Essence- of- Dance françois laruelle Translated by Alyosha Edlebi Up to now, aesthetics has merely been a system of fi ne arts. We seek what it would become within the limits of a science of the es...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 217–245.
Published: 01 December 2020
...? If religion ceases to refer to an anthropological essence and is criticized as a European colonial concept, then what happens to the critique of capital? It argues that what Marx considers the condition for critique seems to be the blind spot of Western Marxism. Without a critical analysis of how the concept...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 293–335.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Passagen-Werk , where Benjamin presents his notion of the image in explicit opposition to Heidegger. The essay argues that Benjamin relied on Héring’s notion of phenomenological essences as indexically individuated to conceptualize the historical index of the image and to provide a better (i.e., more...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 329–338.
Published: 01 December 2022
... referred to any prior substance, being is nothing but the event of itself. Thus preceded by nothing and grounded in no essence, the event of being can only come as a surprise. This essay explores Nancy’s thinking of the event as surprise. Indeed, for Nancy, far from being an occasional accompaniment...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 309–318.
Published: 01 December 2022
... history of being, on the ends of philosophy that we must reckon with, on origins and archaeophilia , on the an-archique essence of philosophy and democracy—and this means for us, on another sense of commencement than arche , which could allow us to prepare another beginning of philosophy than...
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Qui Parle (2024) 33 (1): 159–193.
Published: 01 June 2024
... qualities, defined by absolute finitude. Laruelle claims to articulate a rigorous science of man, capable of thinking human individuals in their essence, outside the philosophical interpellation to which they are usually submitted. This science intends to finally break apart the post-Kantian empirico...
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Qui Parle (2005) 15 (2): 51–104.
Published: 01 December 2005
... insisted, The final authority is the poem itself The basis of criticism is the work, not the hid- den intention of the writer."2 The Essence of Essence But immediately afterwards I became aware that, while I decided thus to think that everything...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 39–62.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of Schopenhauer's philosophy, Hubscher ventures a new definition of the thing in itself, which strips it of its very essence, i.e., its being in itself." The thing in itself is the thing in itself always only in relation to appearance, and appearance is appear- ance always only...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 19–49.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in its colonies) not only works through secularity” but also “requires that belief be taken as the essence of religiosity.” 1 Belief as the sign for the effectivity of the sovereign legal apparatus extends in like manner to anthropological renditions of ritual. It is the invisible, connective tissue...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the relationship between skepticism and ontology in his system. In Realms of Being Santayana delineates a four-term ontology. This ontology is a study of the kinds of reality he finds present in experience and worth dis- tinguishing. The four categories are: essences, matter, truth...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 147–161.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Roberto Esposito Copyright © 2014 Qui Parle 2014 The Metapolitical Structure of the West roberto esposito Translated with the assistance of Matt Langione The Essence of Politics What is the essence of politics? Or, more importantly, does one ex- ist? The European philosophical...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 157–167.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and in totality that is posited, becomes principle or auto- position, the absolute that subordinates its two components. Hence the tragic or destinal essence, at once of the individual and of ethics, which are engaged in a reciprocal and ill-fated strug- gle for domination...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 June 2010
... parle fall/winter 2010 vol.19, no.1 essence as res cogitans not through the punctual assertion of an act of thinking, but through a temporal experience of the imagina- tion’s insuffi ciency and a concomitant reemergence of the priority of the intellect. “I see that without...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2013
... beyond their coupling and enter into in- 140 qui parle spring/summer 2013 vol.21, no.2 determinate and reversible relations. What happens to thought in the third dimension? In essence, it becomes neutral: thought neu- tralizes Being, de- potentializes its self- movement...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (1): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2023
...) Marx’s reconstruction of the mechanism of his critique identifies a dislocation between how things appear and how they must be presented. “All science,” he observes elsewhere, “would be superfluous if the outward appearance of things coincided exactly with their essence.” 13 One must first work...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 297–304.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the absolute contradicts itself: “To be absolutely alone, it is not enough that I be so; I must also be alone being alone—and this of course is contradictory. The logic of the absolute violates the absolute. It implicates it in a relation that it refuses and precludes by essence.” 12 For him, this leads...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 213–238.
Published: 01 June 2014
... qui parle 23:1 • articles from the heights of logical essences. Similarly, style operates on the plane of the textual machine, on the plane of syntax and not that of discursive signifi cations: it is asignifying. Deleuze does not simply adopt the structuralist hypothesis...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 223–234.
Published: 01 June 2013
...- sible (le partage du sensible) as a hermeneutic to reread the history of literature. Literature, in Rancière’s account, signifi es neither the repertory of existing written works called literature nor the idea of a particular essence that makes these works worthy of being...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 85–96.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... The statement "L'Etat c'est moi" attributed to Ludwig XIV is, as it were, the result of Hobbesian state-philosophy. In modern times, it was not until the Enlightenment that thought of social essence was grasped in its own right. It dominates the opposition between...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 19–60.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Héring’s phenomenological investigation of “essentialities” (Wesenheiten)—or, as Benjamin calls them, “ideas” (Ideen) in “Remarks on Essence, Essentiality, and the Idea” ( “Bemerkungen über das Wesen, die Wesenheit und die Idee” ). This essay by the former student of Husserl is cited on the same page where...