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The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

William Desmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178761
eISBN:
9780231543002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178761.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

William Desmond sees religion, art, philosophy, and politics as essential and distinctive modes of human practice, manifestations of an intimate universality that illuminates individual and social ... More


A Leibnizian World

Alex Tissandier

in Affirming Divergence: Deleuze's Reading of Leibniz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417747
eISBN:
9781474449748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417747.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter uses concepts from Leibniz’s philosophy to provide an account of the metaphysical system Deleuze constructs in Difference and Repetition and Logic of Sense. This account has four key ... More


The Event of Projection

Erika Balsom

in After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176934
eISBN:
9780231543125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176934.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first of two chapters to explore forms of rarity and limitation that lie outside the predominantly financial motivations of the limited edition. Through the case study of Paolo Cherchi ... More


Futures

David Jhave Johnston

in Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry's Ontological Implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034517
eISBN:
9780262334396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034517.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The final chapter proposes a few seemingly ludicrous, perhaps-prescient prophecies. Auto-writing bots, emotive reverse-engineering, and an inexhaustible muse. I’m an artist taking refuge in academia. ... More


The Event of Democracy

François Raffoul

in Nancy and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

I seek to explore how Nancy rethinks the question of democracy, that is, what remains to be thought with that term. Nancy attempts to grasp democracy no longer as a particular political system, but ... More


Conclusion: Woolf’s Fin

Lorri G. Nandrea

in Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This conclusion returns to arguments about style and singularity set forth in the introduction. Virginia Woolf is situated as a writer whose work takes up or dynamically repeats some of the paths ... More


Introduction: The Novel, Education, and Experience

Lorri G. Nandrea

in Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introduction provides an overview of the book's arguments and theoretical underpinnings, including the need to move beyond new historicism and embrace the insights that can be provided by ... More


Translating Resentment

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter concentrates on the specific relations between morality and emotion and between reason and passion, which, expressed biblically, involves a hunger and thirst for justice. Ressentiment ... More


Identity, Nature, Life: Three Biopolitical Deconstructions

Judith Revel

in The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255962
eISBN:
9780823261284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255962.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter by Revel argues that Foucault advances an affirmative biopolitics centered on the self-fashioning of subjectivity, but this “form of life” is attainable only if subjectivation is a ... More


Apotheosis: Yes! Or No?

James A. Anderson

in After Digital: Computation as Done by Brains and Machines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199357789
eISBN:
9780190675264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357789.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In the future, perhaps all styles of computation will coalesce, each compensating for the weaknesses of the others. Humans are wary of intelligence in other species for good reason, for example, ... More


The Frontiers

Pankaj S. Joshi

in The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In this final chapter, several recent and frontier developments, together with possible observable consequences of naked singularities which may distinguish them from their black hole counterparts ... More


Kinesthetic Displays for Remote and Virtual Environments

Blake Hannaford and Steven Venema

in Virtual Environments and Advanced Interface Design

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075557
eISBN:
9780197560310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075557.003.0020
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Humans perceive their surrounding environment through five sensory channels, popularly labeled “sight,” “sound,” “taste,” “smell,” and “touch.” All of these modalities are fused together in our ... More


The First Revolution: Cyberpunk Days

Mike Ashley

in Science Fiction Rebels: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1981 to 1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382608
eISBN:
9781786945457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charts the emergence of cyberpunk, especially through the pages of OMNI, and considers its leading authors, including William Gibson, Pat Cadigan, Bruce Sterling and John Shirley. It also considers ... More


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