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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


Unmaking Love: The Contemporary Novel and the Impossibility of Union

Ashley T. Shelden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231178228
eISBN:
9780231543156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The contemporary novel does more than revise our conception of love—it explodes it, queers it, and makes it unrecognizable. Rather than providing union, connection, and completion, love in ... 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


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


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


The Mismatch Negativity: A Window to the Brain

Risto Näätänen, Teija Kujala, and Gregory Light

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198705079
eISBN:
9780191874192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705079.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book introduces the electrophysiological change-detection response of the brain called the mismatch negativity (MMN). MMN is elicited by any discriminable change in some repetitive aspect of ... 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 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


Dystopian Impulses, Feminist Negativity, and the Fascism of the Baby’s Face

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Building on the insights of the previous chapter, the second chapter of part 1 turns to feminist dystopian fiction written by antifascist British women between the First and Second World Wars. Man’s ... More


Queer Deviations from the Future on Screen

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As part 3 (It’s the Future, but It Looks like the Present: Queer Speculations on Media Time) turns to the cultural and technological reproduction of speculative futures imagined in audiovisual form, ... 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


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


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


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


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