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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Thomas Nail Abstract We live in an age of movement. More than at any other time in history, people and things move longer distances, more frequently, and faster than ever before. If being is increasingly defined by the historical primacy of motion today yet existing ontologies are not, then we need...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 321–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Scotus) that influenced Deleuze, this essay examines how later Islamic philosophy, only recently transmitted to the West, provides methods for a lively process-based ontology. It compares Ṣadrā’s process cosmology to those of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz and Alfred North Whitehead and examines his...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Glenn Tiller Copyright © 2004 Qui Parle 2004 FROM DOUBT TO DOGMA: ONTOLOGY AND SANTAYANA'S SKEPTICAL ANALYSIS OF KNOWLEDGE Glenn Tiller My dogmatism asserts that knowledge is possi- ble My scepticism confirms this dogma, from...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Whitney Davis SCHOPENHAUER'S ONTOLOGY OF ART Whitney Davis The (Platonic) Ideas are the adequate objectification of the will. To stimulate the knowledge of these by depicting individual things (for works of art are them...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Timothy Morton Here Comes Everything The Promise of Object-Oriented Ontology timothy morton Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; And wears man’s smudge and shares man’s smell: the soil Is bare now, nor can foot...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (1): 143–158.
Published: 01 June 2022
... whiteness alongside the archival absence of Black abductees. Using abductee accounts, interdisciplinary studies of the UFO abduction phenomena, and critiques of Black subjectivity, this article attends to the ontological anxieties that permeate UFO abduction narratives and their choreographic resonance...
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Qui Parle (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 (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... This article argues that preoccupation with influence inscribes an a priori ontology that already separates the past from the present. This makes it difficult to understand the relation between temporality and a form of life in a discursive tradition, as the question of influence grounds the ostensive...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 231–295.
Published: 01 December 2022
... construction masquerading as mere ontological fact. Yet historians remain committed to the fiction as if it were fact, occluding the ways that narrating the Human requires evading full recognition of the ubiquity and permanence of anti-Blackness in the modern world. Indeed, this article argues...
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Qui Parle (2023) 32 (2): 369–394.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., the essay surveys the growing corpus of scholarship on the Anthropocene, and, in particular, of quarantine writing, to examine the viral nature of first-person accounts of the ecocatastrophic, revealing a perpetual subjunctivity resistant to the ontological prioritization of the actual over the virtual...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 19–60.
Published: 01 June 2017
... this passage, yet few pursue the way Benjamin situates philosophical writing before the question of presentation, thereby suggesting that this question cannot be asked. In this essay, I elaborate the epistemological and ontological consequences of the displacements Benjamin stages between presentation...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 353–372.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Calvin Warren Abstract This essay argues that black feminist poethics uncovers a deep philosophical problem between pure form and pure matter. Mathematics is the site of such contention, and the decision to retain form or destroy form presents ontological and epistemological complexities...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 383–422.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and the shrinking time and space of Palestine that ultimately expresses the ontological and political insecurity faced by Palestinians. 2. I am using in (toward Ramallah) and out (of Ramallah) in the everyday manner in which it is employed; although the directionality of going in and out is problematic...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 367–386.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in the ontologically inflected interpretations of Ugrešić’s work. Instead of valorizing exile as a desirable, paradigmatically human condition, this article shows Ugrešić breaking with exilic literary and theoretical conventions by advancing the possibility of a return to what she calls “retro-utopia”—a place glimpsed...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of this event so that it does not reconfirm the dominant orientations of whiteness and heterosexuality. Reframing disorientation in terms of Nancy’s relational ontology and its spatial conception of justice rethinks the nonalignment of bodies and spaces as freeing the circulation of sense so that alternative...
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Qui Parle (2022) 31 (2): 329–338.
Published: 01 December 2022
...François Raffoul Abstract In his ontology of the singular plural, Jean-Luc Nancy makes the claim that nothing preexists the event of being: no principle, arche , or prior substance. With such a statement, a thinking of the event emerges: not preceded by any principle or ground, and no longer...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 123–145.
Published: 01 December 2014
... this exposure takes place is accordingly this line between determinate fi gures (forms, organizations) and what we might view as their ontological condition of possibility, which plays this transcendental role to the precise extent that it is itself unavailable for fi guration as any kind of foundation...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... theory of ethics. Rather, the contributors open lines of inquiry about the potential for ethical possibilities outside the conceptual frameworks that have shaped the very understanding of what it means to be human: capitalist futurity, anti- blackness, Western “naturalist” ontology...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 157–181.
Published: 01 June 2014
... into the Merrimack’s waters of life, is elevated into a sort of amphibious ontological phenom- enon. Promoted as both capable of fl ying like a bird and drifting on water like a fi sh, it is a creature capable of drifting fl ights, which Thoreau imagines as an excellent mode of existence. But there are other...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 293–335.
Published: 01 December 2021
... indexical image lies in the way it reconfigures the ontology of historical events by integrating the time of their legibility into their phenomenality, then what consequences might this transformation of the temporality of historical beings entail for our understanding of Benjamin’s critique of Heidegger...