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    The Flash of Knowledge and the Temporality of Images: Walter Benjamin’s Image-Based Epistemology and Its Preconditions in Visual Arts and Media History.Sigrid Weigel - 2015 - Critical Inquiry 41 (2):344-366.
  2. Walter Benjamin: Images, the Creaturely, and the Holy.Sigrid Weigel - 2013 - Stanford University Press.
     
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    The Readability of Images of History: Laudatio on the Occasion of the Awarding of the Adorno Prize to Georges Didi-Huberman.Jan Vanvelk, Michiel Rys & Sigrid Weigel - 2018 - Angelaki 23 (4):42-46.
    This text was delivered as the laudatory speech on the occasion of Didi-Huberman’s receipt of the Adorno prize in 2015. The influence of Adorno’s work on Didi-Huberman’s methodology is clarified, especially Adorno’s reflections on montage, the essayistic style and the anachronism of time. Didi-Huberman thematizes and analyses anachronism as a specific time structure of images. His works stress the similarity of images with the literary montage technique to develop a comprehensive theory of the readability of images – a practice in (...)
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    Body-and Image-Space: Re-Reading Walter Benjamin.Sigrid Weigel - 1996 - Routledge.
    Assembled here for the first time in English translation, Sigrid Weigel and Georgina Paul offer illuminating new insights into Benjamin's theory, combining impulses from post-structuralism, feminism, cultural anthropology and psychoanalysis.
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    Poetics as a Presupposition of Philosophy: Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch.Sigrid Weigel - 2009 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2009 (146):97-110.
    The Denktagebuch, kept by Hannah Arendt from 1950 until 1973, is not only a fascinating parergon, or secondary work, containing many reflections, observations, and notes on other articles that had not, or not yet, taken on their finished form as essays or books. It presents the foundations and premises of her writing that originate from her notebooks—foundations in a literal sense, i.e., those writings that preceded the author's work in political theory. Several entries contain methodological reflections, explanations of definitions, and (...)
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    Warburg’s “Goddess in Exile”: The “Nymph” Fragment Between Letter and Taxonomy, Read with Heinrich Heine.Sigrid Weigel - 2013 - Critical Horizons 14 (3):271-295.
    As regards Aby Warburg’s oeuvre, it is fascinating that three unfinished or unpublished projects have come to represent the very theorems now appearing of most interest for cultural historians and theorists: The Mnemosyne Atlas representing pictorial memory; the Serpent Ritual as theorem for a cultural-anthropological reading of pagan cultures; and the Nymph Fragment as a foundational figure of modern iconology. This essay undertakes an analysis of the fragmentary character of Warburg’s way of working, arguing that his search for an analytic (...)
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    The Critique of Violence Or, The Challenge to Political Theology of Just Wars and Terrorism with a Religious Face.Sigrid Weigel - 2006 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2006 (135):61-76.
    I. The New World Order The issue at the center of Giorgio Agamben's book Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life (1995), that of the relation of bare life to politics and the law, has, in the ten years since the book's appearance, been propelled so forcefully into the foreground by events on the world political stage that Agamben's central figure has taken on an uncanny actuality.1The images broadcast around the world of Guantánamo Bay appear like visualizations of the homo (...)
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    Between the Philosophy of Religion and Cultural History: Susan Taubes on the Birth of Tragedy and the Negative Theology of Modernity.Sigrid Weigel - 2010 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2010 (150):115-135.
    The caesura of tragedy, more precisely tragedy as the scene of a caesura upon which an interruption occurs in the relation between divine grounds and human will, stands at the center of Susan Taubes's confrontation with tragedy. Moving beyond an explication of generic history, she analyzed the “Nature of Tragedy” (1953) as a phenomenon emerging from a cultural-historical threshold situation, illuminating tragedy's origins in the framework of her approach to ritual, religion, and philosophy. In respect to the history of theory, (...)
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    Posthuman Conditions.Sigrid Weigel - 2009 - Zeitschrift für Medien- Und Kulturforschung 1:11-18.
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    „Jüdisches Denken in einer Welt ohne Gott“. Stéphane Mosès’ Ort in der deutschsprachigen Geisteswissenschaft und sein Beitrag zur Kulturwissenschaft.Sigrid Weigel - 2017 - Naharaim 11 (1-2):115-129.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Naharaim Jahrgang: 11 Heft: 1-2 Seiten: 115-129.
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    Between Creation and Last Judgement, the Creaturely and the Holy: Benjamin and Secularization.Sigrid Weigel - 2009 - Paragraph 32 (3):359-381.
    This article analyses how Benjamin takes Kraus's reference to the creaturely as a symptom of an ahistorical attitude which projects the state of genesis, i.e. the world of God's creatures, into history. It reads the essay on Karl Kraus as a main site for Benjamin's dialectical approach to secularization, which is characterized by the distance both from genesis and redemption. The awareness of the fundamental difference which separates human concepts from biblical ideas or words which may be observed in many (...)
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    Destra e sinistra nello spazio iconico tra iconografia cristiana e antropologia.Sigrid Weigel - 2012 - Aisthesis: Pratiche, Linguaggi E Saperi Dell’Estetico 5 (2).
    Proceeding from the statement that «reading» images is not at all analogous to any culturally codified lecture of written texts, Sigrid Weigel develops a crucial critic of the anthropological paradigm linked to the left-right problem in the visual arts. Focusing on various examples of painted and sculpted Annunciations, the author argues how the decline of the traditional orientation, based on the figure of God in central position, leads to a growing importance of the spectator gaze and to a new relation (...)
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    Der Ort von Frauen Im Gedächtnis des Holocaust: Symbolisierung, Zeugenschaft Und Kollektive Identität.Sigrid Weigel - 1995 - Die Philosophin 6 (12):53-62.
  14. "Kein Philosophisches Staunen"-"Schreiben Im Staunen": Zum Verhältnis von Philosophie Und Literatur Nach 1945: Benjamin, Adorno, Bachmann.Sigrid Weigel - 1996 - Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft Und Geistesgeschichte 70:120-137.
    Limits of a (historico-)philosophical discourse vis-a-vis the rutpure in the fabric of civilization marked by the shoah. Examines the textual place of those aspects of history which elude rational analysis.
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    Umgang mit der Tradition.Sigrid Weigel - 1995 - Die Philosophin 6 (12):53-62.
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    Der Text der Genetik: Metaphorik als Symptom ungeklärter Probleme wissenschaftlicher Konzepte.Sigrid Weigel - 2002 - In Genealogie Und Genetik: Schnittstellen Zwischen Biologie Und Kulturgeschichte. De Gruyter. pp. 223-246.
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    Inkorporation der Genealogie durch die Genetik: Vererbung und Erbschaft an Schnittstellen zwischen Bio- und Kulturwissenschaften.Sigrid Weigel - 2002 - In Genealogie Und Genetik: Schnittstellen Zwischen Biologie Und Kulturgeschichte. De Gruyter. pp. 71-98.
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    Von Gott, dem menschen und der maschine.Sigrid Weigel - 2001 - In Vom Verständnis der Natur: Jahrbuch Einstein-Forum 2000. De Gruyter. pp. 13-18.
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  19. Zwischen Rauschen Und Offenbarung: Zur Kultur- Und Mediengeschichte der Stimme.Friedrich Kittler, Thomas Macho & Sigrid Weigel - 2002 - De Gruyter.
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  20. Testimony/Bearing Witness: Epistemology, Ethics, History and Culture.Sybille Krämer & Sigrid Weigel (eds.) - 2017 - Rowman & Littlefield International.
    Testimony/Bearing Witness establishes a dialogue between the different approaches to testimony in epistemology, historiography, law, art, media studies and psychiatry.
     
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  21. Body-and Image-Space: Re-Reading Walter Benjamin.Sigrid Weigel - 2003 - Routledge.
    The last decade has seen a new wave of interest in philosophical and theoretical circles in the writings of Walter Benjamin. In _Body-and Image-Space_ Sigrid Weigel, one of Germany's leading feminist theorists and a renowned commentator on the work of Walter Benjamin, argues that the reception of his work has so far overlooked a crucial aspect of his thought - his use of images. Weigel shows that it is precisely his practice of thinking in images that holds the key to (...)
     
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    Genealogie Und Genetik: Schnittstellen Zwischen Biologie Und Kulturgeschichte.Sigrid Weigel (ed.) - 2002 - De Gruyter.
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    Vom Verständnis der Natur (Jahrbuch Einstein-Forum 2000).Sigrid Weigel - 2001 - Akademie Verlag.
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