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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ohad Ben Shimon Abstract This article proposes a theorization of immunity from an embodied autoimmune perspective. Arguing through what it identifies as the limitations in current clinical immunology explanations and politico-philosophical theories of immunity, the article seeks to embody, rather...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 145–176.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., namely, that the jus- tificatory structure of knowledge must begin with beliefs that are immune from doubt and correction. A foundation composed of anything less, Descartes suggests, would result in something that falls short of genuine knowledge (PW, 1:10...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that its most common manifestation is the immunity from direct contact that led Emerson to say, “The Indian who was laid under a curse, that the wind should not blow on him, nor water fl ow to him, nor fi re burn him, is a type of us all.”9 The topos of the absence of an answer...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 205–213.
Published: 01 December 2015
... anomaly and site of crisis in the global pres- ent. . . . The stunning, inconceivable reality is that nothing of value can be extracted from it” (lc, 10–11 ). But sleep’s lack of profi tabil- ity hardly makes it immune to the destructive effects of capitalist modernity...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 133–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
...- culable recursivity of feedback and the various double-binds that determine the possibility of the democratic (F, 171). In doing so, they might inaugurate forms of collectivity capable of acting with- out guarantee, immunity, or reserve. 144 REVIEW ESSAY 1 Hereafter cited as E...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 97–110.
Published: 01 June 2009
...—for if it is true that the principal energy of capital is now libido, its tendency 108 qui parle fall/winter 2009 vol.18, no.1 to destroy and then replace the latter with a drive-based apparatus is both its limit and in a certain respect its auto-immune destiny, to borrow one...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 June 2013
... for all societies observing the rule of law.16 Yet in many societies, such as Canada, Israel, and India, this is considered quite compat- ible with special immunities and entitlements that accrue to indi- viduals by virtue of their belonging to different cultural, linguistic, and religious groups...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 263–278.
Published: 01 June 2012
... as a historian like Burton would. Articulating the theme of visibility differently, George is in the process of going blind, a literal effect of the virus on his immune system and a metaphorical result of his inability to successfully negotiate discourses about the virus. This is fi rst revealed when...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 121–155.
Published: 01 June 2018
... atmospherics”—is not to become immune to their manipulation and curation but to become more sensitive, so as to work creatively to foster the kinds of atmospheres conducive to social transformation. This project of affective climate change is one that contemporary social movements are already engaged...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 51–86.
Published: 01 June 2021
... with the violence of immunization that supports the self and community. 38 And the world apprehends the immanence of the undercommons only by coding it negatively, trying to manage, individuate, and subjugate it, when not to outright eliminate it. To think from the undercommons, from a generalized dispossession...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 231–246.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with a less dialectical liberalism—argument also has “crucial limits, and those who engage in it must recognize that communicative practices include elements of aggression and withdrawal and that the intellectual life is not immune to the pressure of what we might call the claims of existence” ( bl , 109...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2021
...” ( Secular Age , 40 ). Here it seems to us that the relation between illness and sin in the contemporary is far more common (if subconscious) than Taylor acknowledges: far from “weird,” late capitalism, with its focus on productivity, still attaches slothfulness to illness and disability, and poor immune...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
... track record of indignant “powerlessness” visvis catastrophic governmental negligence and abuse has been well documented.12 Put differently, the book leaves the biopolitical and aesthetic conundra pertaining to the precarious fi gure of the “cli- mate refugee” immune from questioning...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 263–278.
Published: 01 December 2016
... whiteness (and its racializing imperative to immunize oneself against others, whether human or not). At the same time, eff orts to re- assemble the human through matter and nonhuman animals cannot eff ectively counter the dangers of anthropocentrism without careful attention to the role played...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 189–210.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., respectively) speak of an encompassing evil that punctures jinn and human sovereignty, making these creatures vulnerable and ultimately differentiating their will from that of God’s will. Human beings in particular are not immune from demons of the night, deviating whispers of Satan, and envious gazes...
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Qui Parle (2006) 16 (1): 95–116.
Published: 01 June 2006
... as their neutrality is recognized and their immunity respected. However, these causal links are quite contingent; the true affinity, perhaps even the common ground, between the terrorist and the humanitarian is not causal but structural, at least where the new form of globalized, international terrorism...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to. But it won't. In a cer- tain sense the perspective of its camera identifies with the perspec- tive of the bombers. So we're in some sense posited as those who are above it all, producing it but immune from it, as if we ourselves don't live on the ground. The internet has provided...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 249–269.
Published: 01 December 2017
... am calling our teachers . Events turning on time still hit you in the gut and make your immune system give way, not only because of this or that decimating decree or violent dispatch. Nietzsche, first philosopher to put his body on the line, warned against the way political events and recurring...
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Qui Parle (2007) 16 (2): 73–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and power shared common conditions, we should ask what in the practice of art he understood to be immune to fascist appropriation. In order to do so, I will fur- ther develop the idea of the two parallel traditions — the first tra- dition being associated with the ritual and the second...