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Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy, and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique

Julie Soleil Archambault

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226447438
eISBN:
9780226447605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447605.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Now part and parcel of everyday life almost everywhere, mobile phones have radically transformed how we acquire and exchange information. Many anticipated that in Africa, where most have gone from no ... More


Introduction. A Clutch of Brothers: Alterity and Autothanatography

E. S. Burt

in Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230907
eISBN:
9780823235575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230907.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter begins by presenting the book's rationales for pushing the discussion of the other in autobiography toward a consideration of an alterity outside the subject's categories, ... More


Overdetermination and Contingency

Peter Dear

in The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

When historians and sociologists of science emphasize the contingency of historical outcomes by making the argument that things could always have come out differently, the point they are making is as ... More


The End of the Odyssey and of Revenge

Alexander C. Loney

in The Ethics of Revenge and the Meanings of the Odyssey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190909673
eISBN:
9780190909703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909673.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with the apparent problem of the end of the Odyssey. The poem could have ended with Odysseus’ and Penelope’s reunion, but it continues in order to provide a final statement on ... More


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