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Qui Parle (2019) 28 (1): 103–135.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Ryan Crawford Abstract This essay takes the last pages of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time at its word: at the moment the narrator achieves a definitive conception of the work he intends to write, he sees society composed, not of people of flesh and blood, but of monsters fit for a museum...
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Published: 01 December 2017
. Similarly, a blank sheet of paper may be infused with the energetic potential of the unfulfilled, the unseen and the inexplicable. It attracts attention and yet goes beyond human perception. We look at it as if it were a mirror that had been painted over; thus we try to see an image or gain knowledge More
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 161–184.
Published: 01 December 2015
... a moment’s attention. If you look hard enough you can see the Chicago skyline. The high-rises and skyscrapers are hidden behind the foreground of the image— the cracked cement and patched grass of an empty lot. The sky is slightly overcast. The grass is ragged and brown. There is a red fi re hydrant...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 June 2004
... It is from this viewpoint—with this "eye — that one can say "Die Welt ist meine Vorstellung": indeed, that he does not know a sun and an earth, but only an eye that sees a sun, a hand that feels an earth" (WWI, 3, Bk. I, §1). There must be an intimate relation between the one eye of the subject's...
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Qui Parle (2010) 18 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 December 2010
... as Africana thought and black thought. There are those who object to such designations, seeing them as particularized loci for prac- tices that in fact have universal potential. I could have chosen not to admit such a location of thought, especially since throughout my career I have also characterized...
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Qui Parle (2012) 21 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-one pin-up girl of 1960s “swinging London” (see fi g. 1). But Twiggy is made to look nearly like Ziggy (the rhyme of these names is not coincidental).2 Or is it Bowie/Ziggy who is made to look nearly like Twiggy? Who is covering whom? Or as Judith Butler might ask...
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Qui Parle (2009) 18 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the deconstruc- tion of scientifi c knowledge and simultaneously to suggest ways that we might fruitfully return to—and reassess—our analysis of the knowing subject. Thus, we shall see the omnipotent and bodi- less knowing subject of the rationalist tradition brought into the light of day, at the same...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 123–158.
Published: 01 June 2003
... When the phantoms are gone and the shaken realist First sees reality. — Wallace Stevens I. Adolf Menzel, the Painter of Natural History As Lionel Trilling put it some years ago, "We perceive nowadays that realism is a manner and a subject...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... him you could perhaps take away a little . . .” But Zarathustra replied thus to the man who had spoken: “When one takes away the hump from the hunchback one takes away his spirit—thus teach the people. And when one restores his eyes to the blind man he sees too many wicked...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 85–101.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Christopher Peterson Derrida’s Ouija Board Christopher Peterson In M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense, the aptly named Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) discloses to his therapist the now-infa- mous words: “I see dead people.” Only at the end of the film does Malcolm Crowe (Bruce...
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Qui Parle (2003) 14 (1): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2003
... time upon an instrument. It is not susceptible of being copied until it has been put in a form which other[s] can see and read. The statute has not provided for the protection of the intellectual con- ception apart from the thing produced, however...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 123–145.
Published: 01 December 2014
... being in common— than some- thing like the maintenance of an open horizon, an effective relation to sense. In The Truth of Democracy, with reference to Badiou’s “communist hypothesis,” Nancy writes: “‘communism’ must not be put forward as a hypothesis, as we see in Alain Badiou . . . but must...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 177–204.
Published: 01 December 2004
... am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Like the bodiless heads you see some- times in circus sideshows, it is as though I have been surrounded by mirrors of hard, distorting glass. When they approach me they see only my surroundings, them...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 June 2010
... The baby (Natasha) is lying in a purple and green cabbage patch, oc- casionally illuminated by a passing searchlight. Nearby, a police- man (the “sentimental policeman” of the title) is playing with a broken doll. Suddenly, as we see the mouth of the baby become contorted in what we assume...
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Qui Parle (2011) 20 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 June 2011
... lies in a super-discipline (such as philosophy, history, or mathe- matics) or a quasi-transcendental discourse (see what is happen- ing with cognitive science or even “theory Another version of the concept is closer to a reasoned practice of multidisciplinarity, providing...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of monetizable investment. Duras’s cinema, especially of the 1970s, shares with many of its contemporaries the desire to see not only fi lm, but a whole culture released from its attachment to this brutal logic. This article will accordingly look at Duras’s fi lms of this period...
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Qui Parle (2000) 12 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2000
... ever to escape or evolve beyond the conditions of his origins. As Blumenberg puts it, "To see oneself in the perspective of rhetoric means to be conscious both of being compelled to act and of the lack of norms in a finite situa- tion.' But though Gehlen provides the anthropological base...
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Qui Parle (2004) 15 (1): 147–168.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of skepticism in Santayana's philosophy. More specifically, I aim to show how, para- doxical though it may sound, Santayana sees skepticism as vindi- cating his ontology. A critic who has not fully reckoned with his skepticism will inevitably miss the motivation and force behind his ontology. As we...
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Qui Parle (2013) 21 (2): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., suppose, suppose this: the child—is he seven years old, or eight perhaps?— standing by the window, drawing the curtain and, through the pane, looking. What he sees: the garden, the wintry trees, the wall of a house. Though he sees, no doubt in a child’s way, his play space, he grows...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 183–212.
Published: 01 June 2014
... expansively in terms of love (amor, dilectio, affectio).5 For example, Hugh of Balma writes, “the Psalmist says, Taste and see. ‘Taste’ refers to the affectus of love; ‘See’ refers to the intellect’s cogitation and mediation.”6 The cosmic pessimist experiences an opposite but similarly mys- tical...