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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 123–136.
Published: 01 September 2000
... out, David Hume, over 250 years ago, makes a similar distinction between factual and conjectural history: In A Treatise of Human Nature, Hume offers two historiographical models. In the first, the historian has...
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Social Text (2024) 42 (1 (158)): 105–122.
Published: 01 March 2024
.... Shamel, “Leaving the Door Ajar.” 2. Wilder, Concrete Utopianism , 59 . All further references to this work are given in parentheses in the text. 3. Pinkard, Hegel's Phenomenology , 44 . 4. The is-ought problem was first brought up in Hume's Treatise of Human Nature...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... coheres. The subject of reason, particularly as elaborated by John Locke and David Hume, coheres through the effects of its senses over time. The subject is born a blank slate. Sensory impressions etch subjectivity deep into its surface. The rational subject depends upon plastic bodies, on the mind...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Rethinking the relation of religion and secularism gives us another means of understanding the problem of difference and modernity. As Baird points out in his close reading of David Hume’s The Natural History of 6 Jakobsen...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 87–107.
Published: 01 September 2014
... anthropological concept of culture was that of Scottish Common Sense.14 Drawing upon ethno- graphic sources and assuming a proto-­ethnographic perspective, works by David Hume, Lord Kames, and Adam Smith insisted that humans could be understood only in terms of their sociality.15 In The Theory of Moral...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (2 (75)): 125–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., for- merly of the Jewish Forward; Irving Kristol, the Public Interest, the National Inter- est, and the Wall Street Journal editorial page; Chris Matthews, MSNBC; Allan Keyes, MSNBC, WorldNetDaily.com; Brit Hume, Fox News; John Leo, U.S. News and World Report; Robert Bartley, the Wall Street Journal...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and political movements today. Broadly speaking, care refers to a relational set of discourses and prac-tices between people, environments, and objects that approximate what philosophers like Adam Smith and David Hume identify as “empathy,” “sympathy,” or “fellow feeling.” 4 Theorized...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 135–153.
Published: 01 September 2003
... for reading this manuscript and offering helpful suggestions: Richard Doyle, Jeffrey Nealon, Kathryn Hume, Marco Abel, and Megan Brown. 1. Irvine Welsh, The Rosewell Incident, in Children of Albion Rovers: New Scot...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): 15–36.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., 25–26), for instance, notes that “having been considered by the ancient medical theories (until Spinoza, Locke, or Hume) as determining movements whose composition organized social life, they [the passions] were forgotten by the productivist economy in the nineteenth century, or rejected...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 93–124.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., a hostility that is not merely incidental.46 For Adam Smith, drawing on the empiricist skepticism of his friend and close correspondent David Hume, imagination was a pivotal faculty of human interaction...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 43–74.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., Robert Baird has argued (by way of an analysis of David Hume’s The Natural History of Religion) that to understand secularism we must “think our way through the modern vortex in which religion separated itself from Christendom and then in turn created Christianity and world religions as instances...