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Conflictual Identities

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Nancy Fraser, Axel Honneth, Seyla Benhabib. Achille Mbembe. Ernesto Laclau. Fredric Jameson

Elliott, G. and Keucheyan, R. (2013). Conflictual Identities. In Keucheyan, R. Left Hemisphere: Mapping Contemporary Theory. Verso, pp. 227-248

pertaining to a dialogue; used by the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin in his work of literary theory, The Dialogic Imagination

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Universalism, claims the author of The Rights of Others, can only be dialogical – that is, it can only proceed from the gradual mutual recognition of moral positions that were initially opposed.

—p.232 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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Universalism, claims the author of The Rights of Others, can only be dialogical – that is, it can only proceed from the gradual mutual recognition of moral positions that were initially opposed.

—p.232 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 4 months ago
237

[...] If postcolonial theories have taught us one thing, it is to mistrust discourses which exalt ‘origins’ – that is, to reject the idea that it is possible to rediscover a ‘virgin’ postcolonial identity beneath the colonial experience. Nothing of the sort exists, and origins are always hybrid. [...]

horrific struggle etc etc

—p.237 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan 4 years, 4 months ago

[...] If postcolonial theories have taught us one thing, it is to mistrust discourses which exalt ‘origins’ – that is, to reject the idea that it is possible to rediscover a ‘virgin’ postcolonial identity beneath the colonial experience. Nothing of the sort exists, and origins are always hybrid. [...]

horrific struggle etc etc

—p.237 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan 4 years, 4 months ago

philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine presence in which the divine encompasses or is manifested in the material world

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French has undergone a process of vernacularization – ‘creolization’, as the Afro-Caribbean writer Edouard Glissant would say – on contact with the continent. It has become immanent in the everyday life of millions of Africans, who recognize it as their language.

—p.238 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 4 months ago

French has undergone a process of vernacularization – ‘creolization’, as the Afro-Caribbean writer Edouard Glissant would say – on contact with the continent. It has become immanent in the everyday life of millions of Africans, who recognize it as their language.

—p.238 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 4 months ago

a figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole (as fifty sail for fifty ships), the whole for a part (as society for high society), the species for the genus (as cutthroat for assassin), the genus for the species (as a creature for a man), or the name of the material for the thing made (as boards for stage)

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In On Populist Reason, hegemony is conceived in the form of synecdoche. Synecdoche is a rhetorical figure that consists in taking the part for the whole or conversely (it involves a form of metonymy).

—p.243 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 4 months ago

In On Populist Reason, hegemony is conceived in the form of synecdoche. Synecdoche is a rhetorical figure that consists in taking the part for the whole or conversely (it involves a form of metonymy).

—p.243 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 4 months ago

among other things

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According to Mandel, market capitalism (1700–1850) and monopoly capitalism (up to 1960) have been succeeded by a ‘third age’ of capitalism – precisely ‘late’ capitalism. It is characterized, inter alia, by the rise of multinational firms, a new international division of labour, an explosion of financial markets, the emergence of novel means of communication, and the weakening of the traditional labour movement

—p.246 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 4 months ago

According to Mandel, market capitalism (1700–1850) and monopoly capitalism (up to 1960) have been succeeded by a ‘third age’ of capitalism – precisely ‘late’ capitalism. It is characterized, inter alia, by the rise of multinational firms, a new international division of labour, an explosion of financial markets, the emergence of novel means of communication, and the weakening of the traditional labour movement

—p.246 by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
notable
4 years, 4 months ago