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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 April 2017
... takes up this question in an analysis of the field of biosensing. It explores Marx's concepts of species being and the general intellect to reconsider what can be said of “living labor” and its potential at a time when nonhuman life is increasingly a central component of production. It suggests that...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of “general intellect” and “species being” with philosophical anthropology’s reflection on human nature and Simondon’s theory of individuation, Virno has developed a dis- tinctive account of how the potentialities of Homo sapiens have become the “raw material” of post-Fordist production...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2014) 113 (4): 701–711.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of radical transformation is equivalent to the community of laborers recognizing itself as divided and internally contested. The “species being” that emerges from this history can be a vehicle for self-transformation only if all of that contingency and dynamism are allowed to be expressed, only if...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 529–547.
Published: 01 July 2012
... called into being first by the one and then by the other form of government. In this, she joined Victorian intellectu- als—Darwin among them—who grappled with the relationship between man as conscious being and man as a biological species, a problem they bequeathed to future theorists of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 453–475.
Published: 01 July 2012
... only some take up? Is it a species difference? A his- torical moment? A sort of man? Is it a passive or active process? Foucault approaches these questions from different angles in differ- ent lectures and books. If the first volume ofThe History of Sexuality seems to be a general history of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2018) 117 (1): 135–155.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and the nation-state as the spheres where the human ceases to be a mere biological body subject to humanitarian relief and finally turns into a fully fledged subject of rights. This article, in contrast, interrogates the possibility of political lives in gray areas. It asks, what conditions of being...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 780–792.
Published: 01 July 2011
... politics are katechontic. Said to be an open horizon of the infinite becoming of finite things, happenings or events, the katechontic security politics of modern times are also said to be traversed by intensive relations of procreative force. Including the motif of life as species existence among those of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 October 2009) 108 (4): 765–779.
Published: 01 October 2009
.... Protection needs to take account of commercially induced self-censorship, which is less visible than the overt efforts on the part of government authorities to quash politically inconvenient speech. Offshore branches of universities may prove to be the most cost-effective way of servicing the needs of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 39–53.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... We can only intellectually comprehend or infer the existence of the human species but never experience it as such. There could be no phenomenology of us as Malabou • The Brain of History, or, The Mentality of the Anthropocene  45 a species. Even if we were to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 129–143.
Published: 01 January 2017
... to throw out post- humanism and any form of the social construction of humanity and attend to the inescapable reality of the species (Chakrabarty 2009; Hamilton 2013), we claim quite the opposite: what has come to be known as “theory” was anything but a suspension of inhuman materiality and is...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 231–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
... such an address is directed solely at animals of a specific kind, namely, the human species. The same pattern can be found in the work of all major theorists of biopolitics, for whom animals name the life targeted by bio­ politics, but oddly enough do not themselves bear the life they name.1...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2008) 107 (1): 55–70.
Published: 01 January 2008
...): 89–105. 6 Foucault states: “What might be called a society’s ‘threshold of biological modernity’ is situated at the point where the species has become the stakes of its own political strate- gies. For millennia, man remained what he was for Aristotle: a living animal with the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 363–380.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in autonomist Marxist debates on communicative labor, recent interdisciplinary work on Anthropocene ecologies, and writing on the violences of ongoing colonialism, the essay shows how silence in its diverse forms can be used to expand what commons might mean and what they might come to do in the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2014) 113 (3): 503–528.
Published: 01 July 2014
... deprivation and political suppression, the extent of its apparent power within large numbers of institutions, and its integration with criminal culture in the outside world. Novitiate prisoners, who may initially have no connection to gangs outside prison and whose incarceration may be prolonged through the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 257–273.
Published: 01 April 2017
... beginning of the Holocene, under radically different social and technical conditions, then it would be possible, perhaps even necessary, to understand the Anthropocene as something that began with humanity as a species. In such a case, as in Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2011) 110 (3): 770–779.
Published: 01 July 2011
... that the Left today is pressed to combat. A politics to supersede the conditions of liberal modernity requires a sub- ject capable of thinking within an idiom of what Félix Guattari once named “incorporeal species.”17 Incorporeal species live but do not die. They can be forgotten or lost, cease...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 97–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
... curating and disseminating this intersection online, in gallery spaces, and in print.” Climate change is a future-truth; what humans are doing now will be realized in twenty to thirty years' time. The Cape Farewell project is a creative action-based research program evolved to pave the way for a...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 July 2012) 111 (3): 597–607.
Published: 01 July 2012
... redistribution platform. If neoliberal forces of privatization, financialization, and deregulation have dispossessed people of crucial resources, places, rights, and other forms of social wealth, then occupation should be understood as an act of repossession, in which persons or groups take back what they...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2015) 114 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 April 2015
... stability of mid-twentieth-century capitalism can be understood as the institutionalization of the logic of capitalist speculation through its articulation to a specific pattern of disciplinary austerity, and the turn to neoliberalism can be viewed as a response to the distinctive tensions generated by this...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 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...