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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 10.
Published: 01 November 2018
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 106–118.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Andrew Cole This essay is a critique of actor-network theory (ANT), vitalism, and object-oriented ontology (OOO, or “speculative realism”), as advanced by Bruno Latour, Jane Bennett, and Graham Harman and his colleagues. It focuses on the contradiction within these newer philosophies. Each holds...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Bruce Holsinger This essay investigates the compelling affinities between the premodern mythographic tradition and the various schools of thought grouped under the rubrics of speculative realism, object-oriented ontology, and vitalism. Like mythography proper, much of this work entails...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 53–76.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., and obscure objects, plastic triggers and challenges the imagination and builds a variety of aesthetic affordances. It constructs and inheres in a desire-principle where the material goes beyond consumerism, cultural habituality, economic viability, the eco-catastrophic mandate, and spectrality into the (im...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Marc Kosciejew The document is one of the oldest material objects of all recorded civilizations, one upon which we are, in many ways, still dependent today. Documentation — that is, documents and their associated practices, institutions, and histories — plays an important role in helping...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 56–67.
Published: 01 November 2018
... overlaps with the “bad” Socrates of the Republic , offering in the process an object lesson in the instability of distinctions between good and bad objects. © 2018 Virginia Tech 2018 Works Cited Arendt Hannah . 1990 . On Revolution . London : Penguin Books . Farbman Herschel...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jennifer Cotter New materialism claims to offer a postanthropocentric advance over historical materialism by displacing human labor with the “vital agency” of all matter: from humans to objects and machines. By equating people with the objects they produce and positing the autopoiesis of things...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 56–68.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Margret Grebowicz This article takes its cue from Timothy Morton’s invitation to think all things in terms of radioactivity. Instead of focusing on objects, however, the author explores radiation in the imagination of animal desire in the nuclear dystopia. Her working hypothesis...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 131–144.
Published: 01 May 2013
...D. Vance Smith This article examines the various limits of knowledge in Chaucer’s Pardoner’s Tale as a critique of finitude in object-oriented philosophy and speculative realism. The phrase “death shall be dead” is the form of the receding limits that emerge when finitude is revoked, the lack...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 131–142.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and objectivity, presence and distance in terms of their implicit relationship to secular models of argument, deliberation, and rationality. Drawing on Bruno Latour's discussion of religious speech, the essay suggests that the relevant distinction is not between surface and deep reading but informational...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Copyright © 2021 Virginia Tech 2021 Grand Récit objective vernaculars philosophy of the objective transcendental atomic time quantum literacy Works Cited Braet Antoine . 1987 . “ The Classical Doctrine of ‘Status’ and the Rhetorical Theory of Argumentation .” Philosophy...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 132–138.
Published: 01 May 2017
... modus operandi. This volume will be vital for scholars and readers, from speculative/new realisms through new materialisms, posthumanism/posthumanist feminisms, and object-oriented philosophy and ontology (OOP/OOO) down to the speculative turn’s related contemporary gestures (nonhuman/ affect...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . Foucault Michel . (1970) 2002 . The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences . Translation modified by Noys Benjamin . London and New York : Routledge . Garcia Tristan . 2014 . Form and Object: A Treatise on Things . Translated by Ohm Mark Allan Cogburn Jon...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 55–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and certain iron-containing compounds, though they have not greatly troubled themselves over the matter. A Philosophical Dispute I fell into conversation with a fellow student about the character of objects. I defended the strict Deleuzian position, maintaining that all objects were really...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 71–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
... status of all kinds of beings. More precisely, an image is the intermedi- ary status between what philosophy has called object and subject. Sec- ond, images are natural beings, in the double sense that they exist not only in human bodies but everywhere in nature —​also, and above all, outside human...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 225–238.
Published: 01 May 2005
... is There is no outside-text, i.e., there is no text that is outside of textuality. The point is that if philosophy always takes place within language, and if philosophy must stand outside its objects in order to have true or systematic cognitions about them, then philosophy will encounter problems whenever...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 170–179.
Published: 01 November 2015
... objects into ritual performances (Muñoz 2003). Bruguera also culti- vated the political content of the work, choosing to stage the piece on Fidel Castro’s birthday —​a day to celebrate the revolution and reflect upon its unfulfilled promises (Bruguera). The performance, titled Displacement...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 116–126.
Published: 01 May 2017
... while avoiding rampant scientism has fueled center activities since its inception. The laboratory is not only or essentially a thermody- namic system but also a quantum event, by which all individuation of object or person is the effect of wave diffraction and temporal permuta- tions...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 301–307.
Published: 01 May 2009
... from the text as an autonomous object and towards what that text does to a reader. He extends this approach in his next book, Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth Century Literature (1972). The book’s explicit project is an historical study of works that aim...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 147–158.
Published: 01 November 2013
... contribute to effects emerging in my wake, but it doesn’t seem accurate to call that wake my own. There is an impetus to action in me, but the impetuses of “things” also contribute. What is more, my push is itself a composite force. Latourians have this concept of affordances, what objects...