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Monday 12 September 2005


Worth noting is In Praise of Seriousness where Bud Parr discusses AO Scott's NY Times article Among the Believers on the American literary magazines The Believer and n+1. John Holbo's response, The Functioning Little Magazines is also worth a read.

n+1 is a rather curious name for a magazine. I'm presuming it has nothing in common with the Italian communist term which "refers to the mathematical induction principle, Peano’s 5th axiom and Poincare’s complete recurrence principle, and describes the dialectic unity of two opposites", but maybe it does!

(Amardeep also has a good post about this.) added 13th September

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Tuesday 13 September 2005

Matt Christie says...

Well it's also a phrase whose paradoxical ambiguity Derrida takes up (see for instance, sometime when you have a spare three months, _Acts of Religion_).

Matt from Long Sunday

Tuesday 13 September 2005

Matt Christie says...

The phrase "plus d'un" that is.

Wednesday 26 October 2005

Matt Christie says...

There's also something to do with physics, a measurable but contingent force? I couldn't possibly say.

Monday 29 May 2006

Matt Christie says...

Or, just a series that doesn't end (with the "end of history" or proclaimed perfection of "democracy."

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