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Globalizing `Global Studies’: Vehicle for Disciplinary and Regional Bridges?
(De Gruyter, 2008-07)
The most contentious and critical questions of contemporary times relate to the nature, scope, impact and conceptualization of globalization. The intensified impact of globalization and the acceptance that it is a contemporary ...
The Category of Life, Mechanistic Reduction, and the Uniqueness of Biology
(Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 2008)
The conceptual and ontological determinacies belonging to the category of mechanism, determinacies that began to occupy centre stage within the scientific and philosophical understanding of nature in seventeenth century ...
Agamben, Hegel, and the State of Exception
(Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 2007)
In his account of the state of exception, Agamben repeatedly relies upon what Hegel would have called Wesenslogik or ‘transcendental thinking’. Because of this reliance, the state of exception appears in Agamben’s account ...
The DJ as Critic, "constructing a sort of argument"
(English Studies in Canada, 2015)
Countering romanticized representations of the disc jockey (DJ) as author, rock star, or shaman, this essay argues that the DJ is best understood as a critic, emblematic of appropriation as criticism in a mediascape ...
The Fourfold Revisited: Heideggerian Ecological Practice and the Ontology of Things
(The Trumpeter, 2008)
The Concrete Universal in Žižek and Hegel
(International Journal of Zizek Studies, 2008)
Agamben’s Curio Cabinet, Animality, and the Zone of Indeterminacy
(Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 2017)
As I have argued elsewhere, Agamben’s thought remains mired in a transcendental way of thinking that falls under the Hegelian critique. In this essay, through a hermeneutical method that can be aptly characterized ...
A Species-Based Environmental Ethic in Hegel’s Logic of Life
(The Owl of Minerva, 2009)
In this paper I will argue that Hegel’s account of the category of life in the Science of Logic provides ontological grounds for the recognition of living species along with their various ecosystems as the proper objects ...
Erinnerung, Retrait, Absolute Reflection: Hegel and Derrida
(The Owl of Minerva, 1995)
In this essay I show that Jacques Derrida not only mistakenly reads the Hegelian text in terms of reflection, but that his own way of thinking could be characterized from a Hegelian perspective as itself reflective. For ...
Fair dealing: We’ve got it, let’s use it. Review of Rosemary Coombe et al's Dynamic Fair Dealing
(Digital Studies/Le champ numérique, 2016)
This review of Rosemary Coombe et al's edited collection Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creating Canadian culture online (University of Toronto Press, 2014) sketches the global and Canadian copyright contexts that make this book ...