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A Marxist heresy?

Accelerationism and its discontents
by / RP 191 (May/Jun 2015) / Article, Future Stasis

In his study of the semantics of historical time, Reinhart Koselleck proposes that ‘two specific determinants’ characterize modernity’s ‘new experience of transition: the expected otherness of the future and, associated with it, the alteration in the rhythm of temporal experience: acceleration, by means of which one’s own time is distinguished from what went before’. If …


181 Reviews

Andrew McGettigan, The Great University Gamble: Money, Markets and the Future of Higher Education Frederick Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human I, Frederich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments Henriette Gunkel, Chrysanthi Nigianni and Fanny Söderbäck, eds, Unditiful Daughters: New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice Douglas Murphy, The Architecture of Failure Sally Anne Haslanger, Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique Oxana Timofeeva, History of Animals: An Essay on Negativity, Immanence and Freedom James McFarland, Constellation: Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin in the Now-time of History
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173 Reviews

Books Reviewed:Patricia Ticineto Clough and Craig Willse, eds, Beyond Biopolitics: Essays on the Governance of Life and DeathStephen J. Collier, Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, BiopoliticsRoberto Esposito, Immunitas: The Protection and Negation of LifeBen Watson, Adorno for RevolutionariesTosaka Jun, Ideologie, Medien, Alltag: Eine Auswahl ideologiekritischer, kulturund medientheoretischer und geschictsphilosophischer SchriftenJussi Parikka, Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and TechnologyArthur Bradley, Originary Technicity: The Theory of Technology from Marx to DerridaCostas Panayotakis, Remaking Scarcity: From Capitalist Inefficiency to Economic DemocracyDominic Pettman, Human Error: Species-Being and Media MachinesDonna V. Jones, The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy: Négritude, Vitalism, and ModernityTimothy Bewes, The Event of Postcolonial ShameClaudio Calia and Antonio Negri, Antonio Negri Illustrated: Interview in Venice
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The better half

by / RP 168 (Jul/Aug 2011) / Review

Benjamin Noys, The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2010. 196 pp.,£60.00 hb., 978 0 74863 863 5.

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There’s an old Ziggy cartoon that finds the eponymous misanthrope standing waist-deep in water in a flooded basement, remarking to nobody in particular: …


168 Reviews

Books Reviewed:Isabelle Stengers, Cosmopolitics I Benjamin Noys, The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental TheoryPeter Fenves, The Messianic Reduction: Walter Benjamin and the Shape of TimeAndrea Cavalletti, ClasseGail Day, Dialectical Passions: Negation in Postwar Art TheoryDavid Toop, Sinister Resonance: The Mediumship of the ListenerAndrew Finlay, Governing Ethnic Conflict: Consociation, Identity and the Price of PeaceManuel De Landa, Philosophy and Simulation: The Emergence of Synthetic ReasonBill Griffiths, Collected Earlier Poems (1966–1980)
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Gerald Raunig, A Thousand Machines: A Concise Philosophy of the Machine as Social Movement Evan Calder Williams

Jean-Luc Nancy, Identité: Fragments, franchises David Nowell Smith

Robert B. Pippin, Hegel’s Practical Philosophy: Rational Agency as Ethical Life Timothy Hall

Nick Nesbitt, Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment Andrew Leak

Sara Ahmed, The Promise …


160 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 160 (Mar/Apr 2010) / Reviews

Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Commonwealth John Kraniauskas

Adrian Parr, Hijacking Sustainability Jon Goodbun

Gary Peters, The Philosophy of Improvisation, Mattin and Anthony Iles, eds, Noise & Capitalism Andrew McGettigan

Daniel Heller-Roazen, The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations Benjamin Noys

Michael Dillon and Julian Reid, The Liberal Way of War: Killing …


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by , , , , and / RP 117 (Jan/Feb 2003) / Reviews

Alexander García Düttmann, The Memory of Thought: An Essay on Heideggerand Adorno Simon Jarvis

Nathan Widder, Genealogies of Difference Christian Kerslake

Michel Surya, Georges Bataille: An Intellectual Biography Benjamin Noys

Sherry Weber Nicholsen, The Love of Nature and the End of the World: The Unspoken Dimensions of Environmental Concern Kate Soper

William Rehg and James …


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G.A. Cohen, If Youʼre an Egalitarian, How Come Youʼre So Rich? Sean Sayers

Lutz Koepnick, Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Power Esther Leslie, Walter Benjamin: Overpowering Conformism Giles Peaker

Alexander García Düttmann, Between Cultures: Tensions in the Struggle for Recognition Peter Hallward

Ross Poole, Nation and Identity Bruce Robbins

Kimberly Hutchings, International Political Theory: …