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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 271–280.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marianne Constable The use of the saying “Actions speak louder than words” renders problematic both political and legal judgments. With its often excruciating attention to language, law in particular insists on maintaining relations between speech and reality or between words and the truths...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Ann Smock Copyright © 2013 Qui Parle 2013 Geranium Logic Intensity and Indiff erence in Emmanuel Hocquard ann smock Emmanuel Hocquard recalls having had a lot of trouble learning to read and write. He was a slow pupil, he says— an unusually clumsy struggler with classroom...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 149–169.
Published: 01 December 2009
... piece in the game. It is not clear why Heraclitus, the great thinker of the shifting of opposites (day and night, the living and the dead, the young and the old), used the image of a boy moving pieces in a game to character- ize time. Heidegger says...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with that mind. Copyright © 2018 Editorial Board, Qui Parle 2018 talk Marcel Proust sociolinguistics Where do the things we say come from, and who actually says them? In his endlessly fascinating 1979 essay, “Footing,” Erving Goffman suggested that we might do well to break down the commonplace...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 105–116.
Published: 01 December 2004
...? Is there, in other words, a "voice" of language that says things, whether or not we speakers say them? In her book Words of Selves: Identification, Solidarity, Irony (2000), Denise Riley examines the manifold, unaccountable ways in which things get said and get done in language, without anyone's consent...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 181–210.
Published: 01 June 2009
...,” Le Débat 143 (January–February 2007): 86–104. marcel gauchet: You’ve reached a turning point in your ca- reer: you’ve thrown yourself into a new cycle of studies, the fi rst volume of which has just been released: If Speaking Goes without Saying: On Logos or Other Last Resorts [Si parler va...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 89–114.
Published: 01 December 2015
... pedagogical level, I fi nd it easier to understand abstractions— for instance, in a political debate or in philosophical arguments— when I know the fundamental and specifi c concern that propelled the broader argument. That is to say, there’s a pedagogical gain to be had in understanding...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 June 2004
... and the Santayanans he obliquely remarked, "He doesn't say it's Qui Parie,Vol. 15, No. 1 Fall/Winter 2004 116 TODD CRONAN good, he doesn't say it's bad; he just stands there drunk in the bath- water The "it" of this sentence is meant to resonate with a sense of stoic generality...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of the transcendental subject: “We are human too!” And this is something that machines are articulating also, for example, these Swiss robots that are in your house and say “Hi” to you everyday. In this book The Robotic Imaginary by Jennifer Rhee, there is a nice robot that is trying to teach kids. 24 What Rhee...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 223–251.
Published: 01 December 2011
... will. It is for this reason that Kant says republican- ism is actually incompatible with democracy. For in a democratic state the people—through their representatives—serve as both the executive and the legislative powers. As counterintuitive as it is seems to twenty-fi rst-century modern...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 35–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that the environmental mode of explanation is only one side of the planetary analysis I want to produce in this essay. What I call the planetary is composed of two diff erent dimensions: fi rst, the environmental situation, that is to say, what concerns the in- terconnectedness of every...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 December 2011
... upright when out of my wheelchair—my inability to stand straight like a normal hu- man being. I understood that saying I was like an animal separated me from other people. Whether I considered if the statement meant that I was less than human, I don’t remember. The thing...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 279–299.
Published: 01 June 2011
... artistic works of the past thirty or more years—the major artistic works since, let’s say, the economic recession of 1973. (As an aside, I will note that in what follows, implicitly and at one point explic- itly, a suggestion is made that events that occurred on September 11...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of being listened to not as an agent of what s/he does as a practitioner of music but as a member of a society who listens — or doesn't. Listening certainly does not involve some natural talent. One might not say this about composing or playing an instrument or even having an ear for proper...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 97–110.
Published: 01 June 2009
... importantly, if philosophy can be accidentally French, this is because it is historically and intrinsi- cally European. What makes Europe—that is philosophy. In saying this I do not mean to imply that what makes philosophy could be Europe. The question concerns the European accident and, never...
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Qui Parle (2017) 26 (1): 101–142.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is to say: the kind of drives and slips of mimesis that, as good ideas and good lies, stitch the days together, as in Graham’s poem. Which, we recall, begins: “This is the story / of a beautiful / lie, what slips / through my fingers, / your fingers . . . ” By intensifying the harmonics between lie...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... one also gets when looking at a recent piece titled Shame (2013), by digital artist Miron Tee: George Washington “seems to be ashamed to appear in the bill,” says the short comment on the Spanish online platform where this work is exhibited ( fig. 3 ). 2 Fig. 2. Hans-Peter Feldmann, Miss...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 71–89.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and orchestrate emotion while not getting at what’s systemic about power? Or . . . ? Berlant and Greenwald: Conversation with Lauren Berlant 75 jg: Yes, in part, the succession of media-orchestrated events cer- tainly has me reeling—most recently, I’d say, the rapid mediated transition...
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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (2): 335–352.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the affirmation of the natural, but to queer the process of description so profoundly that the structures that shape those descriptions break or at least quiver. And so what should I have to say about the so-called natural world, when my relationship to it is shaped (as Wynter teaches us...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 63–123.
Published: 01 June 2008
... was thinking from what he was saying. Perhaps he was talking too much? Perhaps he was only ex- pressing the froth of his thought, his forehead pressed against the cold, moist rail, as though to contain the cataract. . . . He filled the pipe and began again, slowly, distinctly, his eyes fixed...