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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 373–385.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Joseph Albernaz Abstract This text on Jean-Luc Nancy engages his interest in the motif of departure to reexamine and register the importance of some of his central contributions. Along with returning to Nancy’s singular rendering of key concepts like finitude, sharing, communism, and resurrection...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 December 2022
... but as comprising a series of mimetic displacements, reproductions, gestures. Teaching thus magnifies the possibilities at “the limit of sense.” As Nancy puts it: the reconfiguration of those listening students will continue its reach where a teacher’s mastery has reached its finitude. Amid contemporary...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 193–197.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- sult of the lord’s pursuit of recognition of his sovereignty by the bondsman and the bondsman’s acknowledgment of his own non- sovereignty, or finitude, on the basis of which he surrenders (BR, 106–7). Thus the desire for recognition binds lord and bondsman in unsatisfactory...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 539.
Published: 01 December 2018
... , translated by Vergnaud Lara . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2018 . Haworth Michael . Neurotechnology and the End of Finitude . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2018 . Johnston Adrian . A New German Idealism: Hegel, Žižek, and Dialectical Materialism...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... The occasion for this effort is not only the exigency of conversa- tions among friends1 but also the challenge of Quentin Meillas- soux’s After Finitude, one of the rare virtues of which is to imply that a return to Descartes must also entail a return to Hume, and vice versa.2 While...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that very capacity’s finitude and the precarious status of public speech that bears witness to that finitude. Moreover, Lyotard raises the stakes by claiming that it is the role of a republic not only to protect such speech but to further it. Lyotard speaks of an idyllic republic, of course...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 June 2009
...). 214 qui parle fall/winter 2009 vol.18, no.1 Bernard Stiegler, Technics and Time, 2: Disorientation, trans. Stephen Barker (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009). Alejandro A. Vallega, Sense and Finitude: Encounters at the Limits of Language, Art...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 297–304.
Published: 01 December 2022
... finitude.” 11 Here again we are irrevocably exposed to Nancy’s own irreducible finitude in our returning to him, to read him once again cloaked in the long shadow cast by the event of his death. For Nancy, there is in life, just as in death, no possibility of absolute sufficiency. The very logic...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 June 2011
...: Routledge, 2011). 4. Thus, despite all his brilliance, Quentin Meillassoux, within his fi rst book After Finitude (to which I refer in this paragraph), merely con- fi gures the intuition of the extra-verbal: language accomplishes more than what he asserts it could do, and it realizes far...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 319–328.
Published: 01 December 2022
... at the very same time (if such wording makes sense anymore) lies both ahead and behind. The language here is of a temporality that is marked spatially (“far,” “ahead of,” “behind”) and that signals the opening of a shared yet ungraspable finitude of worldly existence. This formulation and its...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Ages marked not an intensification of ancient metaphysics, but its dismantling. In this essay, Blumenberg shows how medieval thinkers were unable to reconcile Aristotelian notions of the regularity and finitude of the cosmos, which continued to carry metaphysical weight, with Chris- tian...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 June 2008
... “free” to welcome negativity within itself. There is an instant of absolute negativity here that echoes the movement of self-reflection in Hegel’s dialectical consciousness, which sees itself reflected absolutely. Here consciousness becomes aware that finitude radically belongs...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 101–142.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is irreplaceable about the other, and thus what Shaan Syed through his praxis mourns in the loss of his lover Andrew, is not Andrew’s identity but the exposure to finitude that marked Andrew’s existence as singular, at each moment, throughout his life and that they shared in their love and companionship over...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Concept of World , 161–64 . 30. Barber, “Creation of Non-being.” 31. In After Finitude , the foundational text in the conversation, Quentin Meillassoux defines correlationism as “the idea according to which we only ever have access to the correlation between thinking and being...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Instrumentality” ; Kittler, “Towards an Ontology of Media.” 5. Deleuze, Difference and Repetition . 6. Parisi, Contagious Architecture ; Turing, “On Computable Numbers.” 7. Deleuze and Guattari, What Is Philosophy? 8. Meillassoux, After Finitude ; Parisi...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 53–62.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in the history of the journal, but an opening whose future is already in doubt. Whether this event and the conversations " it has spawned will become an opportunity for questioning or a moment of irrevocable finitude will suggest not only a stance vis-a-vis the (now reconfig- ured) politics of blackness...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the world is precisely what leaves it indeterminate. How that indeterminacy manifests itself is a question, I maintain, that we can tackle more convincingly through dialogue with Ahmed’s work. The end of the world therefore also underlines the finitude of any orienting worldview. If “the world...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency Whan I saw His shewing continuid, I understod that it was showid for a grete thyng that was for to come . . . But what this dede shuld be, it was kept privy to me. Julian of Norwich, The Shewings...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... For example, Quentin Meillassoux devised the term “correlationism” in his groundbreaking speculative realist work After Finitude. Correlationism refers to the belief that things can only exist in relation to (human) minds or language.3 Corre- lationism is anthropocentrism...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the scale of the project, we can see that the problem of its orientation toward the future is also the problem of its closure, its finitude. In the original French the definitive phrase in this regard reads “il s’était refroidi devant les hypothèses trop hasardées de cette troisième phase” 32...