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Where can conception pass now? the place different voices problem themselves with theory's existence or dying, the individuals to Theory Aside soak up one other danger: that our theoretical clients are larger served being concerned much less approximately "what’s next?" and extra approximately "what else?" rather than trying to find the following tremendous factor, the fourteen trendy thinkers during this quantity absorb strains of inspiration misplaced or missed in the course of theory's canonization. They show that highbrow development needn't rely on the invention of a brand new theorist or idea. relocating subtly via a various variety of thinkers and topics—aesthetics, impact, animation and picture reports, bibliography, cognitive technology, globalization, phenomenology, poetics, political and postcolonial concept, race and id, queer thought, and sociological studying practices—the participants convey extra sustained, much less apocalyptic recognition to principles may perhaps result in a richer dialogue of our highbrow landscapes and where of the arts and social sciences in it. of their shrink back from the notably new, those essays show that what’s fallen apart nonetheless surprises.

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. Ian Balfour, Karen Beckman, Pheng Cheah, Frances Ferguson, William Flesch, Anne-Lise François, Mark B. N. Hansen, Simon Jarvis, Heather Love, Natalie Melas, Jason Potts, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Jordan Alexander Stein, Daniel Stout, Irene Tucker

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