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Person Bins—Assembling Information According to Specific Persons: Information Storage

Kenneth H. Craik

in Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195330922
eISBN:
9780199868292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The theme of this chapter deals with the ways in which each member of a person’s reputational network gathers and cumulates impressions, beliefs, and evaluations about that specifically identifiable ... More


Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Simone Bignall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book opens up a new direction for postcolonial studies by creating concepts of agency, resistance and transformation that allow positive roles for desire and difference in the development of ... More


The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Benjamin Noys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book aims to rehabilitate a thinking of negativity within and against the usual forms of contemporary Continental Theory. It identifies and presents an analysis of the dominant tone of ... More


Hegel'S theory of Intelligibility

Rocio Zambrana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280110
eISBN:
9780226280257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280257.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Hegel’s Theory of Intelligibility offers an interpretation of the Science of Logic in light of recent revisionist readings of Hegel. Revisionists have argued that Hegel carries the legacy of Kant’s ... More


The Time of World-As-Picture

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explains the non-subjective character of thought, describing in new terms what it means for thought to let beings be. It means to yield to Being in its ... More


Bad Morality, Bad Art?

Frank Palmer

in Literature and Moral Understanding: A Philosophical Essay on Ethics, Aesthetics, Education, and Culture

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242321
eISBN:
9780191680441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242321.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

There is commonly a dilemma whenever the interest in literature is not a moral interest. To apprehend a work of literature as a work of art is not to regard it solely as a vehicle for moral ... More


Aesthetics of Negativity

William S. Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269280
eISBN:
9780823269334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Blanchot’s writings are distinctive for the ways that negativity takes place in them in terms of the experience of literature, the possibility of the work, and the nature of its language. However, ... More


Negativity

Scott Wilson

in Great Satan'S Rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097416
eISBN:
9781526104083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097416.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

It is of course an error to over narrativise or make too much sense of pop lyrics. The power of pop lyrics lies precisely in their economy or even their poverty, which leads to an excess of possible ... More


Overcoming Nothingness

Paul S. Fiddes

in The Creative Suffering of God

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263470
eISBN:
9780191682568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263470.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes the notion of ‘non-being’ or ‘negativity’ as an accompaniment to the notion of God as being, and explores some ways to overcome this nothingness. Non-being is a symbol for the ... More


Self-Consciousness and Agency

Dean Moyar

in Hegel's Conscience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391992
eISBN:
9780199894659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391992.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 1 makes the initial case for thinking of conscience as central to Hegel's ethics and lays out the conceptual basis for Hegel's theory of practical reason. The chapter gives a preliminary ... More


The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Yannis Stavrakakis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In recent years psychoanalysis – especially Lacanian theory – has been gradually acknowledged as a vital resource in the ongoing re-orientation of contemporary political theory and analysis. Of ... More


The Ethnographic Savage from Rousseau to Morgan

Ter Ellingson

in The Myth of the Noble Savage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222687
eISBN:
9780520925922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222687.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the two minds of Pierre F.-X. de Charlevoix, who embodies much of the complexity and ambiguity of changing European views of the “savage.”; vanishing savages and diminishing ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Noys

in The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introduction traces the rejection of negativity by the major forms of contemporary theory and its replacement by ‘affirmationism’, an alternative stress of the fundamentally affirmative cast of ... More


Conclusion

Benjamin Noys

in The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The conclusion tries to sketch in more detail what a politics and theory of relational negativity might consist of. It does so by turning to a politics of abstraction, which accepts the necessity of ... More


Musical Sound Processing: EEG and MEG Evidence

Mari Tervaniemi

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter provides a discussion on the evidence on musical sound processing. Data acquired in the mismatch negativity (MMN) paradigm have shown that temporally and spectrally complex sounds as ... More


The Problem of the Negative

Simone Bignall

in Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter describes the prominent philosophy of dialectical process that originates with Hegel. In Western political thought following Kojève's influential interpretation of Hegel in the 1930s, ... More


Postcolonial Appropriations

Simone Bignall

in Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 2 argues that postcolonial theory remains seduced by a dialectical view of history. In so doing, postcolonial theory remains tied to an imperial philosophy of difference. The association of ... More


Laclau with Lacan on Jouissance: Negotiating the Affective Limits of Discourse

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Moving from the periphery to the core of the Lacanian Left, thesecond chapter discusses the work of a theorist who has elevatedthe Lacanian conceptualisation of negativity into one of the mostcrucial ... More


What Does It Mean to Think About Politics?

Mark Antaki

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the existential import of thinking about politics. It proposes that the existential import of thinking about politics is a double confrontation ... More


G. W. F. Hegel

Bruce Baugh

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the influence of G.W.F. Hegel on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. It explains that while Hegel received the least sympathetic treatment of all the major philosophers discussed ... More


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