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Social Text (1 June 2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... racial capitalism and examines neoliberalism’s role in co-opting and obscuring insurgency against such exploitation. It suggests that black feminist speculative fiction by Octavia Butler constitutes a “philosophy of history” that makes visible otherwise difficult to apprehend historical continuities and...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
...–1725), which featured intricate depictions of hundreds of specimens. Sloane's visualization of plant species was informed by specific early modern philosophies of nature and knowledge. Baconian dogmas about empiricism notwithstanding, botanical authority was constituted as much through the naturalist's...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
... development of historical ironies in Jia's early works, including Xiao Wu (1997), Platform (2000), and Unknown Pleasures (2002), finally reaching Jia's best-known work, 2004's The World . The essay then detours through an eighteenth-century cosmological debate on the meaning of Chinese philosophy for...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... calypso theater sounded and staged a philosophy of the history of jazz predicated on the production of a people that emerge as a refusal of the biopolitical population addressed by US Steel. By focusing on the televised performance’s dance and dramaturgy, this analysis shows how A Drum Is a Woman imagined...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 123–134.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and Poly Styrene, but also a cover version of a punk song by Grace Jones. My essay ultimately advances an alternative history of anarchism that is less about an antistate political philosophy than about the sonic breakdowns of sense and rationality in punk songs that offer rage-filled critiques of...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 59–68.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Joshua Javier Guzmán Toward the end of his short career, José Esteban Muñoz turned to the philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy to theorize what he termed as the sense of brown. In his theoretical move from feeling to sense, Muñoz accounts for the onto-poetics of latinidad , what he called brownness. For...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): np.
Published: 01 June 2010
... completing a book on the films of Djibril Diop Mambéty, as well as a project on Chris Marker. He is coeditor of a special issue of the Journal of French Philosophy (forthcoming) on Godard and philosophy. His research interests involve experimental cinema and global cinemas. Aimé Césaire (1913...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): np.
Published: 01 June 2004
... governor in 2002 for the Green Party. His most recent book is How Class Works: Power and Social Movement (Yale Uni- versity Press), and he is coeditor of Implicating Empire (Basic). George Caffentzis is a professor of philosophy at the University of Southern Maine and a coordinator of the Committee...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): np.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Necati Polat teaches international law and the philosophy of social sci- ences in the Department of International Relations at Middle East Tech- nical University, Ankara. His work in critical legal studies, international law, and poststructuralist international...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: Essays on the Governance of Life and Death (forthcoming, 2011). She is currently working on “Ecstatic Corona: Philosophy and Family Violence,” a historically researched ethno- graphic experimental writing project about Queens, New York, where she grew up. Patrick Jagoda is a Mellon...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... texts from the past, say Aristotle or Kant, and we put them all together in an ephemeral combination. Deleuze is the great master of this. You have a theoretical show in which these various things are plugged into each other, and then another one comes on line later on. Since theory is not philosophy...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): np.
Published: 01 September 2008
...- jectories in West Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, and India.” Currently he has a postdoctoral position at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen, as a member of the research project “New Media, Public Sphere, and Urban Culture.” His current research is titled “European...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Social Text is part of her book in progress, “Animate Figures.” Alphonso Lingis is professor of philosophy emeritus at Pennsylvania State University. He has published The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common (Indiana University Press), Abuses and Dangerous Emotions (University of...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): np.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Her work has been published in Tekhnema, Parallax, Ctheory, and Anglistica. In 2004, she published Ab stract Sex: Philosophy, Biotechnol- ogy, and the Mutations of Desire (Continuum). Jasbir K. Puar is assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at Rutgers University. Her writings on...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
... toward the “original socialism” unfolding in China. Only “Mao Tse-­Tung Thought” had been able to “seize and dominate the contradictions” of Marxist philosophy and politics. “The Cultural Revolution,” Macciocchi continued, “is a first response to this historical set of questions and this...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 125–141.
Published: 01 June 2016
... waning of the critical apparatus. For instance, in “Why Has Critique Run out of Steam?” Latour has argued stridently against the critical stance, that type of rationality inherited from Kant’s critical philosophy but also, more pointedly, the critical stance passed down via Marx’s critique of...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
... for- mation.1 So too, in a lecture published in 1976, “Où commence et com- ment finit un corps enseignant?” [Where does a teaching body begin and end Jacques Derrida addressed the teaching of philosophy through a...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and/or desirable). In his lectures, Foucault offers a complex analysis of how the nexus of politics and truth first realizes itself in the passage from archaic Greece to classical Athens. 12 Eschewing the associations between politics, philosophy, and writing that frequently characterize...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... is the final article in the aforementioned issue. 1 Such historically fallacious claims are most visible, these days, in the discipline of analytical philosophy. A recent article in the feminist philosophy journal Hypatia drew strenuous objections from feminist philosophers of color and...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., is rather mundane and down to earth.12 Approachable only in the specific, Daoism is animated and trans- figured in particular forms of political philosophy, statesmanship, prose, ritual, divination, personal philosophy, alchemy, health and healing, life cultivation, and so forth. The Daoist...