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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Pheng Cheah Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Human Rights and the Material Making of Humanity A Response to Samuel Moyn’s The Last Utopia pheng cheah Samuel Moyn has written a provocative history of human rights that seeks to reveal their true origins in the political climate of...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Claude Lefort Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 International Law, Human Rights, and Politics claude lefort Translated by Jesse Cordes Selbin Translator’s Introduction We frequently imagine that laws are set in place and that historical events either do or do not conform to...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Zachary Manfredi Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Recent Histories and Uncertain Futures Contemporary Critiques of International Human Rights and Humanitarianism zachary manfredi Human rights? Through a hard- fought battle they must be wrestled from those who would seek...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jason Frank Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 POLITICAL ENDS, HISTORICAL OVERTURES A Discussion of Samuel Moyn’s The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History Human Rights Regimes and The Last Utopia jason frank Human rights has been proclaimed the hegemonic normative dis- course...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Antony Anghie Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Whose Utopia? Human Rights, Development, and the Third World antony anghie In this provocative and stimulating book, Samuel Moyn boldly states that his intention is to provide a “true history of human rights” in order to “confront...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Samuel Moyn Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 The Continuing Perplexities of Human Rights samuel moyn I welcome the chance to engage with the readings of my book by these three preeminent scholars. But I am especially grateful to Ja- son Frank for organizing the original American...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 17–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Elizabeth Grosz; Simone Stirner Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 All Too Human A Conversation with Elizabeth Grosz elizabeth grosz and simone stirner simone stirner: In a lecture in 2007, you expressed the wish for a fi ve-year moratorium on speaking about the self, about the...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jordan Lev Greenwald Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Ethics Outside the Human A Brief Introduction jordan lev greenwald “When I look at it just from a purely ethical standpoint . . . I think this is a frightening world.” So states interdisciplinary artist and writ- er Coco...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 24 (2): 75–108.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Eugenie Brinkema Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Violence and the Diagram; Or, The Human Centipede eugenie brinkema Being or relating, that is the whole question. Michel Serres, Le parasite The fi stula in ano, an infected tunnel that connects the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2011) 20 (1): 95–107.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Michael Bérubé Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 The Futility of the Humanities michael bérubé In 2003, I published an article in the British journal Arts and Hu- manities in Higher Education titled “The Utility of the Arts and Humanities.”1 I gave that paper as a talk at a handful...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 235–247.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Genevieve Renard Painter A review of Esmeir Samera , Juridical Humanity: A Colonial History ( Palo Alto : Stanford University Press , 2012 ). Cited in the text as jh . Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 A Figure in Law and the Archive Samera Esmeir and the Making of Juridical...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 263–278.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Theories of the Human ( Durham : Duke University Press , 2014 ). Cited in the text as ec and hv , respectively. Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 New Humanisms chad shomura A review of Rachel C. Lee, The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2003) 13 (2): 143–182.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Neferti X.M. Tadiar Copyright © 2003 Qui Parle 2003 IN THE FACE OF WHITENESS AS VALUE: FALL-OUTS OF METROPOLITAN HUMANNESS Neferti X.M. Tadiar What is a spirit, after all, but an untold story, a novel that awaits to be written...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2018) 27 (2): 433–455.
Published: 01 December 2018
... archaeological evidence, philosophy, art, and literature. Laqueur builds on Aristotle’s conception of friendship as he explores what types of friendships we humans have with dogs and how such relationships may benefit both species. Nehamas responds to Laqueur’s text and Aristotle on philia as he traces the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
... natural history. As the novel culminates in images and concepts that are essentially nonhuman, inhuman, or posthuman in character, it demonstrates an exacting knowledge of what the present is only now beginning to realize: after two world wars and humanity’s recent entry into what is called the age of the...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2019) 28 (1): 137–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Katrin Pahl Abstract At the intersection of two fields of inquiry that are highly imaginative and seek real change—the study of human-plant relations and the even less charted study of queer procreation—this article explores queer ways of procreating that humans may learn from plants. In particular...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2017) 26 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Bernard Stiegler The concept of entropy has been applied to life and, in Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen’s bioeconomics of exosomatization, to human life. These accounts of “negentropy” must be reinterpreted in the age of the data economy, however, from a perspective that starts from the technological or...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2013) 22 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 June 2013
... studies during the same period of time. But this is exactly what has happened with the concept of “human rights” in the last two decades. While it may be plausibly argued that the law could hardly ignore the concept— since it is a cornerstone of the modern system of the rule of law— it is...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 223–251.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Reverend War Character” The Right to Have Rights Readers of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism have long hailed it as a ground-breaking analysis of modern mass atroc- ity. However, we are only recently beginning to plumb the depths of its critical account of human rights. According to...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 35–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
... world without human beings might be like. These thinkers include philosophers like Quentin Meillassoux conceptualizing an “ancestral” Earth pre- dating human life or Eugene Thacker testing how philosophy may— or may not— respond to horror of a “world- without- us”; they are jour- nalists like...