Cabinet, 65, Knowledge

Fall 2017–Winter 2018


Ingestion / The White Rabbit and His Colorful Tricks
Catherine Keyser
Breakfast cereal, dietary purity, and race

Sentences / Before She Solidified
Brian Dillon
Possibly not dead at all

Inventory / Two Gardens in Two Books
Bennett Gilbert
Early modern herbaria and the question of botanical representation

Leftovers / I Was Opened
The beauty of what remained


Rectangle after Rectangle
Amy Knight Powell
How the picture frame was shaped

Hegel 2.0
Leif Weatherby
The imaginary history of ternary computing

Written on the Body
Susan Zieger
Cheiro, Francis Galton, and the reading of hands

At the Sign of the Mortal and Pestle
Alyssa Pelish
The persistence of mercantile emblems

Notes from the Attic
Mahan Moalemi
Displaying the material history of the CIA




The Power of Naming
Cecilia Sjöholm
A technology for mastering the world

Telling the Future
Steven Connor
Prophecy as performance

Two Moments from the History of Dream Illumination
Marina Warner
Perchance to better understand Drinfel’d upper half space

Noble Unfaith and Perfect Knowledge
Amy Hollywood
Hadewijch and the ravishment of love

Encyclopedias before L’Encyclopédie
William N. West
The circle of knowledge and its gaps

Giulio Camillo and the Theater of Knowledge
Lina Bolzoni
A mind endowed with windows

The Deceptions of Utopia
Anthony Grafton
Ruse and rationality in Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis

The Beast in the Bestiary
D. Graham Burnett
Charles Waterton’s “Nondescript”

What Does the Melancholic Know?
Brian Dillon
Agonizing attention

Paranoia, Science, and the Architectures of Delusion
Jamieson Webster
Apocalypse and revelation

The Fullness of Philosophy
Sven-Olov Wallenstein
Hegel’s devouring machine

Modeling Time
Daniel Rosenberg
The ruler of history

Theologies of Information
Chris Wiley
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Ray Kurzweil, and the coming singularity


Postcard / Black Cab, Gray Matter
Bookmark / And Then There Were None
Kiosk / Fall 2017–Winter 201

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