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Stirner, anarchy, subjectivity and the art of living
John Moore

spontaneous creativity, anarchist subjectivity is marked for Bey by imagination and invention, and hence finds its most appropriate mode of expression in poetic language. Stirner, anarchy, subjectivity and the art of living 57 Anarchist subjectivity emerges in his work as a synonym for poetic subjectivity, and anarchist revolt as a synonym for the immediate realisation of the creative or poetic imagination in everyday life. Anarchy, in short, remains a condition of embodied or lived poetry. The notion of lived poetry originates with the situationists, who contrast lived

in Changing anarchism
Jonathan Purkis

fields of natural biology, geography and sociology, and whose most famous work Mutual aid (1993) was designed to test Darwin’s ideas on the competitive nature of the non-human (and by default) human world. The application of the respective ideas of sociology and anarchism into either social policy or the realm of everyday life is clearly something where the former has enjoyed more success. However, the ideals of anarchism have also trickled into the public realm, particularly in town planning at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries (Hall

in Changing anarchism
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Science, activism, and policy concerning chemicals in our bodies
Phil Brown, Vanessa De La Rosa, and Alissa Cordner

Institutes of Health. PFAS are an unusual chemical class because of their dual nature of contamination: the site-­specific contaminated communities, and the ubiquitous low-­level contamination of everyday life. This sets them apart both from other occupational/contaminated community sites where consumer exposure is rare, and from other emerging chemicals like flame retardants without identified contaminated communities. However, some aspects of the PFAS story are common among other emerging contaminants. In particular, PFAS are widely used and sometimes their use is well

in Toxic truths
witchcraft on the borderline of religion and magic
Éva Pócs

old woman will be dead by the time you get home’. Unfortunately, we cannot as yet see clearly the degree to which the everyday life and world-views of the given society are affected by the belief system and ritual of having someone ‘done in’. The greatest problem is that we can only see the co-operation of the ‘holy persons’ from ‘below’, from the point of view of the malefactors employing these services

in Witchcraft Continued
Nils Freytag

sources from parish archives show how far into the century the fear of the uncertainties of everyday life was expressed in terms of magic and witchcraft. As a consequence Catholic Church admonitions were rather common. In the autumn of 1837, for example, the wife of the bargeman Goswin Schneider of Remagen was ostracized as a witch and physically abused. The Remagen population accused the woman of having bewitched a sick child

in Witchcraft Continued
Yulia Karpova

example, his ‘Tea Couple’. Even though Smirnov mentions industrial production in his book, what interests him most is not mass reproducibility, but the relationships between different consumer objects and between objects and their users. While theorists of productivism presented the artist as an organiser of both production and everyday life,6 Smirnov believed that the artist, though educated in technology, should delegate nuts-and-bolts questions to engineers and technicians and concentrate instead on foreseeing possible consumption scenarios. It is not by accident

in Comradely objects
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Thomas Dumm

, Veena Das, and her studies on violence and everyday life. His lengthy, if sub rosa , debate with Jacques Derrida over decades concerning the priorities of writing, speech and the question of voice have even yet not received the attention they need and deserve (though Aletta Norval, among others, has begun to make amends for that slight). His critique of Rawls presents a full

in Cinema, democracy and perfectionism
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Baconian rhetoric and the New Atlantis
Sarah Hutton

wider sense is political. Persuasion is part of the business of everyday life. And, as Bacon himself notes in his aptly named Essay, ‘Of Negotiating’, the business of persuasion requires techniques other than reason and logic: If you would work any man, [writes Bacon] you must either know his nature and fashions, and so lead him; or his ends, and so persuade him; or his weakness and disadvantages, and so awe him; or those that have interest in him, and so govern him.20 Successful persuasion is contingent upon knowledge of ‘ends’. The man whose ‘ends’ Bacon ‘knew’ and

in Francis Bacon’s <i>New Atlantis</i>
Mark Tomlinson and Andrew McMeekin

that seeks to understand how consumers may act in different (social) situations. The habitus can be thought of as a general set of rules and dispositions defining the behaviour of a socially constituted group. For Bourdieu, the groups are usually delineated by occupational classes. Different social groups or classes have different habituses, depending on several factors which can lead to variations in levels of education, income, social capital, and so on. The habitus is the medium through which actions (including consumption) are mediated in everyday life: what

in Innovation by demand
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Back to the future
Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins, and Clancy Wilmott

of Communication, 8: pp. 1765–1783. Verhoeff, N. (2012) Mobile Screens: The Visual Regime of Navigation. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. Wilmott, C. (2016) Small moments, big data: Mobile mapping in everyday life. Big Data and Society, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951716661364. Wood, D. (1992) The Power of Maps. New York: Guilford Press.

in Time for mapping