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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Eyal Weizman; Zachary Manfredi Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 “From Figure to Ground” A Conversation with Eyal Weizman on the Politics of The Humanitarian Present eyal weizman and zachary manfredi The following dialogue between Zachary Manfredi and Eyal Weiz- man took place...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 19–60.
Published: 01 June 2017
... on conscious cognition. Instead he renders the truth of philosophy as a question of presentation, beginning with one of the most famous propositions of his oeuvre: “It is proper to philosophical writing to stand, with every turn, before the question of presentation anew.” Many commentators have cited...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and connect Black identities across space and time. The majority of the essay focuses on close readings of two contemporary novels on diasporic pasts, presents, and futures, Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing (2016) and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu (2018), to contrast “vertical” and “horizontal” epistemologies...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 1–75.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ananda Abeysekara Abstract Critiques of the concept of “Protestant Buddhism” claim to tell a different story about the relation between religion and modernity (“Protestantism”) in South Asia. They seek to reconstruct the temporal relation between the past and the present, contesting postcolonial...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of 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...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 293–335.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Passagen-Werk , where Benjamin presents his notion of the image in explicit opposition to Heidegger. The essay argues that Benjamin relied on Héring’s notion of phenomenological essences as indexically individuated to conceptualize the historical index of the image and to provide a better (i.e., more...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 423–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the Belarusian past and its postcolonial present, which took place in the 1990s. Framed in negative terms and expressed through gestures of rejection, the Rebirth emerged as a form of apophatic nationalism that envisioned nationhood through an extensive cartography of nonbelonging and self-erasure. Following...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of transatlantic slavery together with that of colonialism and globalization to make a statement about African identities, both in the past and in the present. Hazoumè’s artwork provides a visualization of Hall’s mobile model of “diaspora,” with its shifting perspectives, geographically dispersed centers...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a new historical ontology of our mobile present. This essay offers what is perhaps the first introduction, definition, and history of “the ontology of motion,” as well as the first steps toward a new historical ontology of motion for our time. In particular, the crux of this intervention is twofold...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Avowed fiction has in fact an “epistemological” privilege: it is not obliged to deny its fictional character. It must build and make visible these modes of presentation of situations and the connection of events that appear elsewhere to be imposed by the very obviousness of the real. In such a way it can...
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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 (2020) 29 (1): 25–63.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Mathias Schönher Abstract This essay proposes that What Is Philosophy? (1991), written in collaboration with Félix Guattari, not only presents a summary of Gilles Deleuze’s late creative period and, to some extent, a recapitulation of his entire oeuvre but also constitutes his third masterwork...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 167–179.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Elisa Russian Abstract In this interview the Franco-Israeli sociologist Eva Illouz retraces her relationship to critical theory from the 1980s to the present. The conversation explores the reasons behind Illouz’s initial reluctance to adopt a critical stance toward capitalism, her rediscovery...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of alternative temporalities in order better to understand the import of their claim. This claim bears principally on the status of the future— more pre- cisely, on the relation between present and future, and the political and economic stakes attached to diff erent confi gurations...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
... delineates a four-term ontology. This ontology is a study of the kinds of reality he finds present in experience and worth dis- tinguishing. The four categories are: essences, matter, truth, and FROM DOUBT TO DOGMA 149 spirit. In brief...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (2): 521–538.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change , lays out a sobering vision of the present and future of urban planning and its responses to the effects of climate change. Surveying a range of recent proposals and projects in New York, Miami, and Jakarta, most of which lie somewhere between...
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Qui Parle (2003) 13 (2): 91–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
.../Summer 2003 92 KARA KEELING lent rupture between an ostensible Black being and the present con- tours of Black existence. Theoretical arguments that recognize the myriad ways that "race is socially and historically constructed also must account for the existence...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 573–586.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of a Borgesian past in which fragments are never entirely lost; traces are not effaced but continue to mark the present. In his erudite analysis of Iran’s revolution as well as a much-needed exploration of Michel Foucault’s position of critical reticence, Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi guides us to consider...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 225–248.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and the future are exactly like the present. Bergson waxed poetic about how life is in a constant state of fl ux, in which past, present, and future can be differenti- ated, though not sliced apart. George Herbert Mead understood this well in his interpretation of Bergson...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 203–222.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the nineteenth, twentieth, and early twenty- fi rst centuries—lies in radically reshaping humanitarian ethics and hu- man rights discourse to make justice available in the present. While human rights has promised to redeem humanity from the repeti- tion of past atrocities and prevent future catastrophes...