I’m going to keep at this until I get it right; “this” being the use of language as a model for technological and scientific inquiry. Let’s review…
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There’s a kind of spatial problem involved with speaking of the center and I think I’m ready to resolve it at this point. What I mean is that “the…
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The most important and definitive thing the occupant of the center does is select the successor who will be most likely to select the successor who will…
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The purpose of scenic design is revelation: scenes should be designed so as to maximize information coming from the center, which is to say anomalies…
I’ve mentioned before Johanna Drucker’s Diagrammatic Writing, a book that “is as much about itself as a book can be,” (self) referring to every element…
I’m going to take a highly speculative look at a Biblical story that puzzles me, in part because I see so little scholarly interest in it despite its…
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In my recent articles I’ve working with the assumption that human reality can be comprehended using the categories of the ritual, the juridical, and the…
Here’s a simple way of crystallizing the politics of “anthropomorphics”: there is a vertical axis and a horizontal axis; on the vertical axis, we start…
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I’ve been insisting for some time that what makes language language is that we can say “this is the same.” No non-human form of communication allows for…
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In the panel at the recent GASC conference on a Substack essay I wrote on “resentment,” I began by asking “what is the other of resentment” before…
The only thing to do is to create spaces for the training of writers, with writing understood as the maintenance of data security, as the participation…
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I’ve come back on a few occasions to my critique of what I’ve called the “Big Scenic Imaginary”—that is, the representation of the world as a single…
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