Monkey Trouble argues that the turn toward immanence in contemporary posthumanism promotes a cosmocracy that absolves one from engaging in those discriminatory decisions that condition hospitality as such.
Engaging with recent theoretical developments in speculative realism and object-oriented ontology, as well as ape and parrot language studies, the book offers close readings of literary works by J. Anthropocentrism, Peterson argues, cannot be displaced through a logic of reversal that elevates immanence above transcendence, horizontality over verticality.
Monkey Trouble : The Scandal of Posthumanism. Christopher Peterson.
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Probing Derrida's notion of spectrality as well as Orlando Patterson's concept of “ social death,” Christopher Peterson examines how death, mourning, and. Kindred Specters: Death, Mourning, and American Affinity [Christopher Peterson] on rapyzure.tk *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The refusal to.
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Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Sep 28, Susanna rated it liked it. Interesting proposition: that the projection of alterity onto specific social groups serves to distract from the more primary recognition of the alterity that endures in spite of the claims of kinship and affinity.
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