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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 65–93.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Peter Skafish Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 The Descola Variations The Ontological Geography of Beyond Nature and Culture peter skafish Much about Philippe Descola is exactly what you end up decid- ing you might have expected from someone holding a chair at the Collège de...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2000) 12 (1): 17–54.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Hans Blumenberg Copyright © 2000 Qui Parle 2000 "IMITATION OF NATURE": TOWARD A PREHISTORY OF THE IDEA OF THE CREATIVE BEING Hans Blumenberg I For almost two thousand years, it seemed as if the conclusive and final answer to the...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 121–158.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Karen Barad Copyright © 2011 Qui Parle 2011 Nature’s Queer Performativity karen barad “Acts against nature”—what beastly images are conjured by this phrase? When “acts against nature” are committed, the crimes are of no small measure. Moral indignation is oozing forth, like amoe...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Anne-Lise François Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 “Shadow Boxing” Empty Blows, Practice Steps, and Nature’s Hold anne- lise françois Shadow Boxing Obsessive prohibitions possess an extraordinary capacity for displacement; they make use of almost any form...
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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 2000) 12 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Anna Wertz Copyright © 2000 Qui Parle 2000 ON THE POSSIBILITY OF CREATIVE BEING: INTRODUCING HANS BLUMENBERG Anna Wertz "The Imitation of Nature," first published in the interdiscipli- nary journal Studium Generale in 1957, is arguably the most nu- anced and...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2000) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2000
... art should imitate nature. Blumenberg explains how art and science, now fully emancipated fields of hu- man endeavor; were both subsumed by the Greeks under the con- cept of techne, and made subject to the teleology of nature. As Anna Wertz writes in her introduction to the piece, Blumenberg...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 5–21.
Published: 01 December 2011
... consciousness most markedly through the issues of global warming (or climate change as the more encompassing term), overconsumption of limited natural resources, and the toxic saturation of everything from industrialized food systems and chil- dren’s toys to Hungarian villages. Increasingly spectacular...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2000) 12 (1): 77–103.
Published: 01 June 2000
... which they can coexist method- ologically within the rhetorical project of Rorty's neopragmatism. I The metaphorological foundation of neopragmatism is evident very early on in Rorty's work. In Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, for instance...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 253–257.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in settings symbolic of sin and folly. M. O. D. The human is both wholly human and wholly animal and we are all entirely in our element in nature and nature is all that is and we are of it and it is in us and of us as well. Denial of this has been our greatest folly. Q. E...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 275–297.
Published: 01 December 2011
... animals. Nature charters berry-eating birds, gardening ants, calm, subver- sive sheep, whose wool holds fi eld upon fi eld of seed. And the hu- man—an animal shaken by incessant movements, free trader of diversity. Evolution benefi ts from all of this. Not society. The slightest management project...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
...: the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod. And for all this, nature is never spent; There lives the dearest freshness deep down things. Gerard Manley Hopkins, “God’s Grandeur” The experience of nothingness comes neither from concepts nor from grammatical negation...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2000) 12 (1): 105–126.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and frames all the compensatory elements, like linguistic gestures and techniques. What Blumenberg questions is the opposition between human nature and institution. On the one hand, Blumenberg argues that statements about essences are valid only with regard to institutional frameworks...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 December 2011
... subtle curiosity of nature, has become today the abnormal, the intolerable.”2 With this medical and scientifi c colonization, the disabled body “demand[s] genetic reconstruc- tion, surgical normalization, therapeutic elimination, or relegation to pathological specimen” (“FWE,” 4...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
... all. The only sign that you have reached the end is that you cannot go on. And there is no view. Roger Brucker and Richard Watson, The Longest Cave Nature and technology are for most people mutually exclusive realms. Many sympathize with Richard Louv’s judgment in Last Child...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., 2010. Kameen, Paul. Re-reading Poets: The Life of the Author. Pittsburgh: Uni- versity of Pittsburgh Press, 2011. Mortimer-Sandilands, Catriona, and Bruce Erickson, eds. Queer Ecolo- gies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. 334 qui parle...
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Qui Parle (1 June 2015) 24 (1): 89–124.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to the human sciences prevent- ed him from addressing the intimate connection between power and knowledge with respect to products of the “non- living” natural sciences and engineering. Although he has been criticized for un- derstating colonialism’s importance for the growth of...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2009) 17 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 December 2009
... W. G. Sebald creaturely life is most perspicuously presented in im- ages of animals who have lost their natural place, lost the possi- bility of living an animal life in becoming subject to the demands of culture, subject to forces beyond their control—culture become force. At the very...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2011) 19 (2): 87–115.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Nirmal Selva- mony recently put it, “ecocritics are not agreed on what constitutes the basic principle in ecocriticism, whether it is bios, or nature or environment or place or earth or land. Since there is no consensus, there is no common defi nition.”2 Partly for that reason, even...
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Qui Parle (1 December 2012) 20 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Betina González-Azcárate; Joshua Lund Copyright © 2012 Qui Parle 2012 Mining the Tropics Burton’s Brazil and the History of Empire betina gonzález-azcárate and joshua lund Anthropos and his works are to the land he holds, what life is to the body; without them Nature lies a...