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The Road Not Taken: How Britain Narrowly Missed A Revolution, 1381-1926

郭婷 发表于《书城杂志》2015年5月号

notes on Passive Vitalism

p.39: Colebrook’s reading of Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy is fascinating precisely because she finds in their work a passive vitalism that resists (traditional conceptions of) life and productivity. The passivity of passive vitalism is at least twofold. First, it signifies

notes on Passive Vitalism

p.39: Colebrook’s reading of Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy is fascinating precisely because she finds in their work a passive vitalism that resists (traditional conceptions of) life and productivity. The passivity of passive vitalism is at least twofold. First, it signifies

Zweig: The World of Yesterday

“I have never attached so much importance to my own person that I would have been tempted to tell others the story of my life. Much had to occur, infinitely more events, catastrophes, and trials than are usually allotted to

Zweig: The World of Yesterday

“I have never attached so much importance to my own person that I would have been tempted to tell others the story of my life. Much had to occur, infinitely more events, catastrophes, and trials than are usually allotted to

Shiela Fitzpatrick: Everyday Stalinism

p.8 People understand and remember their lives in terms of stories. These stories make sense out of the scattered data of ordinary life, providing a context, imposing a pattern that shows where one has come from and where one is

Shiela Fitzpatrick: Everyday Stalinism

p.8 People understand and remember their lives in terms of stories. These stories make sense out of the scattered data of ordinary life, providing a context, imposing a pattern that shows where one has come from and where one is

Looking Out, Looking In

The colonial mimicry is famously understood by Homi Bhabha as the desire for a reformed (according to coloniser’s rules), recognisable Other, as a subject of a difference that is almost the same, but not quite; it is an articulation which

Looking Out, Looking In

The colonial mimicry is famously understood by Homi Bhabha as the desire for a reformed (according to coloniser’s rules), recognisable Other, as a subject of a difference that is almost the same, but not quite; it is an articulation which

automaton and thought

p.166 (Eisenstein) from the image to thought there is shock or vibration, which must give rise to thought in thought; from thought to the image, there is the figure which must be realised in a kind of internal monologue capable

automaton and thought

p.166 (Eisenstein) from the image to thought there is shock or vibration, which must give rise to thought in thought; from thought to the image, there is the figure which must be realised in a kind of internal monologue capable

2013… Books

假期讀的: 1. Terry Eagleton, Across the Pond: An Englishman’s View of America.  most fun book for readers with a sense of humour… “to be shaped by social factors is not to be a puppet of them. freedom does not mean

2013… Books

假期讀的: 1. Terry Eagleton, Across the Pond: An Englishman’s View of America.  most fun book for readers with a sense of humour… “to be shaped by social factors is not to be a puppet of them. freedom does not mean

Books in My Life

I played this game last year with some friends on Weibo and it’s time to write the lists down, as my friend Niels reminded me… Mine: Henri Bergson, Creative Evolution G.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit: my comfort, being a true

Books in My Life

I played this game last year with some friends on Weibo and it’s time to write the lists down, as my friend Niels reminded me… Mine: Henri Bergson, Creative Evolution G.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit: my comfort, being a true

not so “Patriotic” Protestants in the Making of an Official Church?

p.111 Protestant institutions To a large extent, the TSPM grew out of the Protestant churches in China, though ironically, its roots are primarily in the mainstream denominational churches and institutions with mission ties rather than the independent church movement –

not so “Patriotic” Protestants in the Making of an Official Church?

p.111 Protestant institutions To a large extent, the TSPM grew out of the Protestant churches in China, though ironically, its roots are primarily in the mainstream denominational churches and institutions with mission ties rather than the independent church movement –

Henrietta Harrison, The Missionary’s Curse

閱讀筆記。「歷史」提供信仰和傳奇中「人」的向度

Henrietta Harrison, The Missionary’s Curse

閱讀筆記。「歷史」提供信仰和傳奇中「人」的向度