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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (3): 453–475.
Published: 01 July 2012
... truth speaking ( dire vrai, parrhesia ), what political and theoretical weight will be given to the exhausting conditions of these spaces? The goal of this essay is not to solve this paradox ontologically, but to face it sociologically, not to develop an ontology of potentiality but to understand the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 599–615.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jodi A. Byrd Close reading Irrational Games’s 2013 BioShock Infinite to consider how notions of the wild circulate at the site of the both absent and present Indian, this essay argues that the ontological turn in technology studies is predicated on the juridical, racial, gendered, and colonial...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 71–87.
Published: 01 January 2008
... escape the mark of particularity. This has important implications for how concepts such as sovereignty are understood. The limits of Agamben's position are to be found in the ontological presuppositions that underlie it. In order to counter the inability of Agamben's position to deal with problems of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (4): 715–734.
Published: 01 October 2008
... persistent and disturbing reminder of Israel's settler colonial aspirations. By taking inventory of the various ontological crises attending what it means to be a Palestinian living in Israel, as well as the historical vectors informing Zionism's various attempts to prevent the development of Palestinian...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (2): 429–446.
Published: 01 April 2011
... ontological concept of kino lau , which we translate as “having many bodies, human and nonhuman,” provides an exciting alternative perspective on the relationships of human and nonhuman animals. We show how the study of kino lau can offer practical resistance to the subordinating imperatives of neocolonial...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 770–779.
Published: 01 July 2011
... than accepting Butler's argument for vulnerability as an ontological foundation for resistance to war, we must grasp how the concept of vulnerability functions today within liberal regimes' strategies of subjectification. How can vulnerability be a sufficient condition on which to base a politics of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (4): 965–973.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., Jacques Rancière, Alain Badiou, Ernesto Laclau, and others. It is claimed that, apart from very general ontological questions concerning the political structure of social being, consequences have to be considered along two lines: First, democracy as a regime in which the absence of any ultimate ground of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 91–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
... need, following Fanon, to ground our conception of the universal in an ontology that recognizes “the open door of every consciousness.” © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 References Alexander Peter . 2010 . “ Rebellion of the Poor: South Africa’s Service Delivery Protests—A Preliminary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 563–580.
Published: 01 July 2009
... response to Michel Foucault's ontology of the present, the essay reexamines the cultural ideology and poetics of négritude in light of the idea of an untimely and fractured present. At the center of the analysis is Aimé Césaire's Notebook of a Return to the Native Land . Jean-Paul Sartre and Jacques...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 529–552.
Published: 01 July 2017
... bare the limitations of a normative black politics, and taken together with the ontological claim underlying the Black Lives Matter (BLM), calls into question whether it is possible for black lives to matter within the colonial assemblage that is the United States. I frame this discussion through the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 595–613.
Published: 01 July 2019
... an epistemological category but something more akin to an ontological state that raises complex questions of identity. My contribution uses it in that latter sense and will take the links between precarity, debility, and more specifically disability as central concerns. In feminist thought in...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., homogenous force, undifferentiated by history, geography, vulnerabilities, and relationships to the reproduction of sociomaterial environments. Most crucially, this essay problematizes the historical and ontological separation of natural and anthropogenic environmental conditions and human and nonhuman...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 595–610.
Published: 01 July 2015
... a locality, a certain association with distant places explored and even conquered—and has begun to take on epistemological, affective, and ontological dimensions, linked not only to a radical transformation of the self but also to the transformation of society (via a notion of revolution) and even...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Alison Ross This introduction places the key themes of Giorgio Agamben's suite of works on biopolitics next to some of the concerns and problems that motivate the work of Michel Foucault and Jean-Luc Nancy. It considers the interrelation between Agamben's ontological mode of approach to political...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2017
... ontology that assumes radical immanence, as well as a mind-body and nature-culture continuum. This implies that the posthuman knowing subject has to be understood as a relational, situated, and accountable entity. This article explores these key ideas by tracing a cartography of the different generations...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2011
... perceptions we can better understand action in several senses of the word. © 2010 Duke University Press 2010 Rei Terada The Frailty of the Ontic There’s no such thing as ontology on the whole—or even “leftist ontology,” as Carsten...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 777–790.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Keith . New York : Columbia University Press . Lukács György . 1978 . The Ontology of Social Being . London : Merlin . Marx Karl Engels Friedrich . 1956 . The Holy Family, or Critique of Critical Critique . Moscow : Foreign Languages . Marx Karl Engels...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 725–734.
Published: 01 October 2020
... W. . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Hegel G. W. F. 1999 . Hegel’s Science of Logic , translated by Miller A. V. . Amherst, New York : Humanity Books . Lukács Georg . 1969 . “ The ‘Vienna Paper’: The Ontological Foundations of Human...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (1): 165–186.
Published: 01 January 2008
... startling slide between the witnessing of a special event and the alleged general ontology of testimony that is also supposed to lead to a general theory of subjectivity and language, if the differences between those separate questions and two separate realms were left unjus- tified, could appear as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 April 2005
... authority. He argues explicitly that it cannot be made to serve ‘‘the normative power of the given’’ (73). And yet Schmitt appears to have done precisely this by describing the European land appropriation in the age of discovery in its terms. I remain unconvinced that his concept of ontological...