Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Posthumanism in the Age of Globalization: Rethinking The End of Education -- ch. 2 Speaking the Lie of the Truth to Power: A Meditation on the Truth of Modernity by an Incorrigible Caviler -- ch. 3 American Exceptionalism and the State of Exception: A Genealogy of the Contemporary Security State -- ch. 4 The Human in Modernity: A Genealogy of Bare Life -- ch. 5 Revoking the Vocational Imperative: Post-poststructuralist Theory and the Interrogation of the Interpellative Call -- ch. 6 Edward W. Said and World Literature: Thinking the Worldly Imperatives of the Interregnum.