antihumanism


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antihumanism

(ˌæntɪˈhjuːmənɪzəm)
n
opposition to humanism
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The positions taken by Althusser in his re-reading of Marx, and his tracing of an epistemological break separating a young, "humanist" Marx from the theoretical antihumanism of Capital, convert what was a widely palatable solution into a problem.
(8) Andrew Zimmerman, Anthropology and antihumanism in imperial Germany (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), ch.
Understood as the articulation of a committed antihumanism and championed as a critique of the rampant expressionism of both New York School painting and modernist dance, this performance style opposed the transcendental aims of these artistic antecedents (especially Graham, with her torqued contractions of suffering), which sought to externalize both inner emotions and universal truths.
It is at this moment that Joyce uses his depiction of Stephen to forward a powerful philosophical position on historicity, one that stands in the post-Kantian tradition of Nietzsche, and prefigures the insights of Heidegger's antihumanism in which the subjective cogito is displaced as the ground of meaning and significance.
(4) In effect an aesthetic of antihumanism, this new sensibility militated against the agency and coherence of individuals by promoting sensations and experiences that exceeded the limits of conscious control or rational thought, including interpretive criticism (Greif 2015, 279).
"Posthumanism, Transhumanism, Antihumanism, Metahumanism, and New Materialisms: Differences and Relations." Existenz, vol.
These films, if handled attentively, provided prime material with which to critique the unenlightened antihumanism of capitalism and imply a contrast with Soviet culture by defining it in terms of what it was not: divided, corrupt, exploitative, soulless, and cynical.
'antihumanism, however, need not conflict with the revolutionary spirit of Renaissance humanism.
The third aspect of Kittler's thought is his engagement with Heidegger's antihumanism. I think that that's very interesting in that he actually shares with Foucault both the repression of the shaping force of Heideggerian posthumanism and his commitment to it.
On the side of 'change' one sees philosophical topics such as historicism, difference, diversity, structures, oppression, antihumanism, particularism, and granularity.
Puritan irrationalism and antihumanism, two main instruments used to attack human reason and, by extension, the whole Enlightenment paradigm, may be the first step to explaining Puritan religious authoritarianism.