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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 89–114.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Jason de Stefano Copyright © 2015 Qui Parle 2015 From Objectivity to the Scientifi c Self A Conversation with Peter Galison jason de stefano Peter Galison is the Joseph Pellegrino University Professor and director of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments...
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Qui Parle (2020) 29 (2): 285–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... supplements existing immune theory with their own emergent and embodied theory, they develop an autoimmune methodology based on their experience of living with an autoimmune disease. Part personal narrative, part speculative autoimmune theory, the article ultimately calls for a practice of self-care aimed...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (1): 51–86.
Published: 01 June 2021
... mysticism, anthropological critiques of the secular, work in Black studies, critiques of the subject, and François Laruelle’s non-philosophical thought. The result links immanence more intimately with dispossession than with the subject’s self-possession—and entwines it with the undercommons, as the atopic...
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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): 199–231.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and Jacob Appelbaum’s Autonomy Cube (2014)—an installation that initiates a public Wi-Fi hotspot using the open-source anonymizing Tor network. Allowing connected viewers to retain their independence from internet surveillance, this work is often discussed as offering a model of resistance in terms of self...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and recount their life narrative. The first of these novels—Charles Gildon’s Golden Spy (1702)—gives voice to a bunch of coins. And the genre becomes self-reflexive when money starts to “coin words,” like the autobiographical protagonist of The Adventures of a Bank-Note (1770). Drawing on ancient sources...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 59–83.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Gabriela Basterra Copyright © 2009 Qui Parle 2009 Does Creativity Deny Itself? Gabriela Basterra Since the onset of modernity, as part of the Enlightenment’s self- representation of Western culture, artistic creation and the human imagination have been linked to positive...
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Qui Parle (2014) 22 (2): 177–184.
Published: 01 December 2014
... as- sumptions about emotions. One of the central aims of the book is to bring to light how the Phenomenology displays and performs the limitations, self- contradictions, and failures of the Enlighten- ment paradigm of understanding emotions in contrast to reason. In the fi rst half...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 111–122.
Published: 01 December 2009
... by deconstruction itself? Does this ap- proach help us to think of affects outside the classical conception of auto-affection, of affects that would not proceed from a prima- ry auto-affection of the subject? Does the study of the emotional brain challenge the vision of a self-affecting subjectivity in favor...
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Qui Parle (2015) 23 (2): 55–87.
Published: 01 December 2015
... competition, solipsism, self- aggrandizement—so inte- gral to and rewarded in the marketplace.1 Indeed, it is diffi cult to argue that social media at large do little else but construct and fortify what Michel Foucault designates homo economicus: that calculating spawn of neoliberalism who perceives...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 175–192.
Published: 01 June 2008
... to hold, immaculate, monolithic, consistent wholes,” wrote Virginia Woolf in her diary.1 We should pause over the two terms neatly joined by Woolf’s am- persand, for they suggest different, perhaps antithetical, ways of thinking about the self. A mosaic, after all, is precisely an arrange- ment...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 3–18.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Sianne Ngai’s phrase) as sources not of self-knowledge but of social critique. Affect theory can be a sociology of accidental en- counters. It can be a psychoanalysis without end, both in leaving no stone unturned and in not caring to achieve a stable outcome. Affect theory can also refuse...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... This focus on this almost immanentist irruption removes the divine from its isolated metaphysical transcendence and opens the subject to an experience of alterity that is both frightening (insofar as it reveals the world as an uncanny place) and redemptive (the self encounters...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 85–101.
Published: 01 December 2009
... revelation. Insofar as the film urges us to see (or not to see) through the eyes of Malcolm Crowe, we are permitted to pass through the province of the spectral, at least until we leave the theater to return to the world of the living, reassured of our self-presence. As spectators of specters, we...
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Qui Parle (2008) 17 (1): 3–40.
Published: 01 June 2008
... to be affected by such discourses, must it- self be transformed—here, by allowing for an identity or subject that experiences itself as being at once both itself and its others, and which thus surpasses the seemingly insurmountable division between reason and its underside. Read it all...
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Qui Parle (2012) 20 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of its own (and a salubrious one). As Zarathustra tells the affl icted in the above passage, were he to redeem them in the ordinary way, he would only add to their sor- rows. He would, in effect, confi rm these people in their self-hatred, reinforcing their sense that they would...
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Qui Parle (2004) 14 (2): 57–104.
Published: 01 December 2004
... an emotional spec- trum shading from the self-consciousness which eavesdrops on itself to the manias of aural possession. There's a thick history to this, intersecting with historical fluctuations in the idea of solitude and its worth. At periods the solitary became decorative...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 149–169.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Alan Bass Copyright © 2009 Qui Parle 2009 Play’s the Thing Jugs Are Us Alan Bass Two babies are feeding at the breast. One is feeding on the self, since the breast and the baby have not yet become . . . separate phenomena. The other is feeding from an other-than-me...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 June 2010
... As these metaphors suggest, sorrow’s ambivalent power is all about its blurring of the boundar- ies between being and affect (the wordplay of Dante’s fummo), its belonging to a mysterious dimension of extreme desire where how one feels and what one is intersect in the will’s utmost self-consti...
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Qui Parle (2009) 17 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and (what I experience as) the movement of my limbs (in virtual reality), one can easily imagine a computer that runs amok and starts to act like Descartes’ malin ge- nie, disturbing the coordination between my mind and my bodily self-experience—when the signal of my mind to raise...