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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 95–121.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Vera Bühlmann Michel Serres is well known as a strong advocate of science becoming a way of life. As a contribution to the growing literature seeking to address the Anthropocene, this article develops how we could relate the strong and underlying motif of quantum optics that is at work throughout...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 122–143.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Through analysis of worlds made possible in science fiction, the author builds on his previous theoretical work to develop what he calls “a method for radical utopian cognition”—one that sees cultural cognition based in logic, emotions, and a utopian frame in which destiny or resolution is not dictated...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 133–163.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Jeffrey J. Williams Science Stories: An Interview with Donna J. Haraway With her concept of the “cyborg,” Donna Haraway provided a new way to think about the relation between modern technology and organisms, showing how...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 32.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Javan Howard javanhoward@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 Javan Howard 2022 Javan Howard The Unofficial Science of Foliage in watching / your favorite color die repeatedly / until it no longer wants to be itself there is something beautiful / I ve reimagined myself several seasons / but I...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 62–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Janell Watson In this interview with Barbara Herrnstein Smith, known for her important contributions to literary theory and for an unusual interdisciplinary career, interviewer Janell Watson gives a brief account of Smith’s early interests in philosophy and science, her career as a teacher...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2014
... science discourses about diet, exercise, and sexuality insist on turning back the evolutionary clock. By returning to the Pleistocene or Paleolithic, these discourses display an evolutionary nostalgia in the face of massive ecological disruption. These popular works incorporate the science of human...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... information's materiality. The article calls for a more materialist reorientation in the library and information science (LIS) field, specifically, and for considerations of information generally, by drawing attention to the important role played by documentation in the materialization of information...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 102–125.
Published: 01 November 2013
... that are always already ridden by strife; so never the consensual, but also never only conflictual. After discussing the place of political theory and feminism within the discipline of political science, Honig briefly discusses her new book project on public things. Her previous monographs include Political...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the Anthropocene to the wider discourse of posthumanism and also touches upon the importance of speculative realism as well as genres like the science-fiction novel to help us conceptualize our new condition. A brief summary of each of the ten essays in the focus section follows. © 2014 Virginia Tech 2014...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... development of Chinese higher education, he is also concerned with its obsession with money, which can produce quick returns but long-term disaster. An overemphasis on technology and science, as well as on business and economics, will harm the great legacy of Chinese literature and art. He points out...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 119–130.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the acceptance of alternative, even enchanted realities; like certain strains of modern analytic philosophy and science fiction, it posits possible worlds and builds them out from within by acts of intellection, extended metaphorical conceits, and provisional bids for our faith. More than the result of a loose...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 73–82.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., and libraries is shared between the sciences and humanities in the interests of opening new forms of interdisciplinary inquiry in the shared project of coming to terms with anthropogenic climate change and a geologic age defined by human action. Jesse Oak Taylor Auras and Ice Cores Atmospheric Archives...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 111–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... scholarship accounts for this worldliness in different ways: by drawing on the large-scale social sciences to describe the world that the novel circulates in and represents; by assessing the novel’s concerns in relation to global, rather than national, forms of knowledge; by formally describing the novel...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 116–126.
Published: 01 May 2017
... this speculative fiction, as it points toward a new materialist sens/ability and new forms of social science. Elizabeth de Freitas Nonhuman Findings from the Laboratory of Speculative Sociology The Laboratory of Speculative Sociology (LSS) The laboratory was designed and built in 2013, within...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Bo Earle; Margret Grebowicz “By doing we forego”, Nietzsche writes in The Gay Science ; specifically, we forego what he calls the “consolation of conclusions.” Accordingly, Nietzsche’s signature concept of overcoming is not a proper concept but a meta- or super-concept that allows purposive action...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 95–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
... thinkers across the disciplines of literature, philosophy, history, ethics, bioethics, and political and biological science, as well as the pastoral and practical occupations of farming and forestry. Galsworthy, a lover of humanity and rarely seen without a dog or horse as a companion, undertook animal...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 61–72.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Henry Ivry As the Anthropocene has migrated from the life and physical sciences into the humanities as both a theoretical and material condition, there have been a growing number of critics who have critiqued the Anthropos of the Anthropo cene, arguing that the monolithic humanity imagined...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the connection between science, technology, and labor in the Grundrisse , I argue that the dominant readings of the “ludo economy” of video games work to ideologically obscure a revolutionary critique of digital capitalism based upon the labor theory of value. © 2016 Virginia Tech 2016 video games...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 75–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Josh Lukin © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Works Cited and Consulted Banerjee Bidisha . “ Dhalgren in New Orleans: What an old science-fiction novel can tell us about the Big Easy .” Reason online . 13 Sept. 2005 . http://www.reason.com/hod/bb091305.shtml . Biondi...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . New York : Routledge , 2008 . Burt Jonathan . Animals in Film . London : Reaktion , 2002 . “ Defending Captivity .” Science 320.5881 ( 2008 ): 1269 . DeKoven Marianne . “ Women, Animals, and Jane Goodall: Reason for Hope .” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 25.1...