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Energy, Ecology, and Intensive Alliance: Bringing Earth Back to Heaven

Luke B. Higgins

in Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238958
eISBN:
9780823238996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing on the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead and Ilya Prigogine in conjunction with Isabelle Stengers, this chapter traces some of the problematic theological underpinnings of the specifically ... More


Relations between formal and family care: divergent practices in care at home for people living with dementia

Christine Ceci and Mary Ellen Purkis

in Care at Home for People Living with Dementia: Delaying Institutionalization, Sustaining Families

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447359289
eISBN:
9781447359326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359289.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Good ways to think about how family care practices and those of the formal system relate is a theoretical and practical problem of longstanding. Few would disagree that the ways that families and ... More


Attention, Equivalence and Existential Territories

Russell J. Duvernoy

in Affect and Attention After Deleuze and Whitehead: Ecological Attunement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474466912
eISBN:
9781474496162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466912.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter draws on Deleuze’s distinction between practices of philosophy and science to articulate a philosophical concept of ecology. Because ecology is constitutively concerned with relations ... More


Of Actants, Forces, and Things

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter aims at clarifying some fundamental concepts of Bruno Latour’s philosophical sociology. It shows that the concept of “actor,” or “actant,” was derived from the semiology of Algirdas ... More


Vascularizing the Study of Religion: Multi-Agent Figurations and Cosmopolitics

Manuel A. Vásquez

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing from Bruno Latour and using the case of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexican Pentecostal church in Atlanta, as an example, this chapter demonstrates the payoffs of a non-reductive, materialist, ... More


Epilogue: The Cosmopolitics of Literature

Juliette Cherbuliez

in In the Wake of Medea: Neoclassical Theater and the Arts of Destruction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287826
eISBN:
9780823290345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287826.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Epilogue offers an application of the Medean principle of violence beyond the premodern, first through a reading of cosmopolitanism as a state of epistemological outsiderness: that which can ... More


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