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the part of theology concerned with death, judgment, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind

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The eternally deferred eschatologies of the left are consigned to the white trash-can of the future and leave a present tense with synthetic possibilities

—p.329 Swarmachines (321) missing author
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Traditionally, eschatology has taken the form of an expectation of the future transcendence of the human condition for all mankind in exorably advancing history

—p.262 Psychoanalysis and Norman O. Brown's Life Against Death (256) by Susan Sontag
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lose any sense of eschatology, thus of teleology

—p.51 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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The eschatological theme of the game bleeds into the reality, just as the boundaries of the map are blurred

on Eschaton

—p.46 A Blasted Region: David Foster Wallace's Man-made Landscapes (37) by Graham Foster
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Referring at once to the persistence of eschatological discourse despite the failure of the prophesied apocalypse ever to arrive

—p.86 "Then Out of the Rubble": David Foster Wallace's Early Fiction (85) by Bradley J. Fest
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followed the eschatological vision of Karl Marx

on the Bolsheviks in 1917

—p.106 What Communism Was (99) by Georgi Derluguian
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eschatological You-Are-There accounts of what it's like to be Bombed

—p.68 by Douglas Coupland
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That said, Schopenhauer’s eschatology, which Horkheimer shared, is not Marx’s. For Schopenhauer, there is no ultimate redemption, no punishment, no heaven, be it on or beyond Earth. There is, rather, pointlessness on a cosmic scale

—p.41 Part I: 1900-1920 (13) by Stuart Jeffries
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V&V's NoCoat campaign was a case-study in the eschatology of emotional appeals. It towered, a kind of Überad, casting a shaggy shadow back across a whole century of broadcast persuasion.

—p.414 by David Foster Wallace
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Ivan Karamazov's howl of anguish can be directed at the atheist architects of the radiant city as much as at God, since what can any revolutionary eschatology, no matter how glorious, do about the agonies of those who are long dead?

—p.95 Atwood's Anti-Capitalism (93) by Mark Fisher
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directing the enthusiasms of Orthodoxy against ‘Christ-killers’, fever dreams of blood-drinking Jews, icons and eschatology and mysticism in the service of depravity

on the Black Hundreds

—p.21 The Prehistory of 1917 (5) by China Miéville
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There are those for whom such apophatic Marxist eschatology is dereliction.

—p.132 Silence in Debris: Towards an Apophatic Marxism (115) by China Miéville
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the heavy eschatological issues that lie just below the surface of religion are simply too icky and troublesome to think about

—p.267 Blind Secularism (264) by Neal Stephenson
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Bunin, a spry old gentleman, with a rich and unchaste vocabulary, was puzzled by my irresponsiveness to the hazel grouse of which I had had enough in my childhood and exasperated by my refusal to discuss eschatological matters

—p.286 by Vladimir Nabokov
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We must discern here between eschatology and teleology, even if the stakes of such a difference risk constantly being effaced in the most fragile and slight insubstantiality

—p.45 Injunctions of Marx (1) by Jacques Derrida
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This end of History is essentially a Christian eschatology.

—p.76 Conjuring--Marxism (61) by Jacques Derrida
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the eschatological themes of the "end of history," of the "end of Marxism," of the "end of philosophy," of the "ends of man," of the "last man" and so forth

—p.16 Injunctions of Marx (1) by Jacques Derrida
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debt names something basic to the experience of social being as a dimension of historicity, even in its most eschatological form

footnote 7

—p.147 Chapter 6: The Magic of Debt; or, Reading Marx Like a Child (137) by Richard Dienst
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the idea that the boy may be the last god--an eschatological plot that is a kind of more philosophical version of The Terminator

—p.60 Cormac McCarthy's The Road (50) by James Wood
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The Future of Fiction
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The Future of Fiction
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Into her plot of domestic eschatology enters a vague series of intrigues

—p.146 Book Reviews (141) missing author
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The general mood is eschatological. We parade the world's end before our closed eyes.

on the average person's tendency to worry

—p.7 Heads (5) by Adam S. Miller
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It is also one of those that most clearly affirm the eschatological postulate of an ‘end of politics’, at the cost of profound obscurity as regards the notion of power (and, consequently, the state)

on the Communist Manifesto

—p.162 Appendix: The End of Politics or Politics without End? Marx and the Aporia of ‘Communist Politics’ (159) by Étienne Balibar
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rejection of the eschatological notion of the Future which Marxism inherited from the Christian tradition

—p.128 Prognosis (90) by Slavoj Žižek
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Turing's humor also provides a destination, or an eschatology that the Invisible Hand's humor lacks. Turing's algorithms could inherit the world in a way that the Hand could not.

—p.128 Third Interlude: Modernity Conceives the Future (123) by Jaron Lanier
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