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Žižek's Badiouian Hegel
by / RP 177 (Jan/Feb 2013) / Article

There are philosophical books, minor classics even, which are widely known and referred to, although no one has actually read them page by page… a nice example of interpassivity, where some figure of the Other is supposed to do the reading for us. Slavoj Žižek1

Allow me to be that figure (for now anyway), …


Inside a charging bull

Iceland, one year on
by / RP 162 (Jul/Aug 2010) / Commentary

After Iceland’s three banks collapsed in October 2008 – a bankruptcy bigger than Lehmann Brothers’ in a republic of 300,000 inhabitants – the public overthrew a neoliberal government through mass protest, precipitating a general election. On election day, 25 April 2009, the conservative head of Iceland’s public radio newsroom sighed his …


158 Reviews

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Graham Harman, Prince of Networks: Bruno Latour and Metaphysics Andrew Goffey

Bernard Stiegler, Technics and Time 2: Disorientation Bernard Stiegler, Acting Out Brian Rajski

Judith Butler, Frames of War: When is Life Grievable? Tarik Kochi, The Other’s War: Recognition and the Violence of Ethics Mark Neocleous

Peter Sloterdijk, Terror from the Air Mark Dorrian

Jeremy …


‘On the Idea of Communism’, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, London, 13–15 March 2009

by / RP 155 (May/Jun 2009) / Conference Report


Gramsci and the political

From the state as ‘metaphysical event’ to hegemony as ‘philosophical fact’
by / RP 153 (Jan/Feb 2009) / Article


146 Reviews

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Jean-Jacques Lecercle, A Marxist Philosophy of Language Simon Jarvis

Henri Alleg, The Question David Macey

Penelope J. Corfield, Time and the Shape of History Harry Harootunian

Sebastian Budgen, Stathis Kouvelakis and Slavoj Žižek, eds, Lenin Reloaded:Toward a Politics of Truth Liam O’Ruairc

 


139 Reviews

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Wendy Brown, Edgework: Critical Essays on Knowledge and Politics Alessandra Tanesini

Ian James, The Fragmentary Demand: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy Peter Hallward

Lars Tønder and Lasse Thomassen, eds, Radical Democracy: Politics between Abundance and Lack Darrow Schecter, Beyond Hegemony: Towards a New Philosophy of Political Legitimacy Jon Beasley-Murray

Werner Bonefeld and …


Demanding Deleuze

by / RP 126 (Jul/Aug 2004) / Article


125 Reviews

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Gilbert Achcar, The Clash of Barbarisms: September 11 and the Making of the New World Disorder Verna V. Gehring, ed., War after September 11 Stanley Hauerwas and Frank Lentricchia, eds, Dissent from the Homeland: Essays after September 11 Alain Joxe, Empire of Disorder Martin Ryle

Peter Hallward, Badiou: A Subject to Truth Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Charity …


The ethics of conviction

Marxism, ontology and religion
by / RP 121 (Sep/Oct 2003) / Article


Interpreting the world

September 11, cultural criticism and the intellectual Left
by / RP 117 (Jan/Feb 2003) / Commentary


111 Reviews

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Slavoj Zizek, Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? Four Interventions in the (Mis)use of a Notion Kit Barton

Andrew Barry, Political Machines: Governing a Technological Society Caroline Bassett

Bob Carter, Realism and Racism: Concepts of Race in Sociological Research Phillip Cole

Phillip Cole, Philosophies of Exclusion: Liberal Political Theory and Immigration Bob Carter

Karl Ameriks, Kant and …


It’s the political economy, stupid!

On Zizek’s Marxism
by / RP 108 (Jul/Aug 2001) / Article


Towards a Politics of Truth: The Retrieval of Lenin, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, 2–4 February 2001

by / RP 107 (May/Jun 2001) / Conference Report


105 Reviews

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Adriana Cavarero, Relating Narratives: Storytelling and Selfhood Carolyn Steedman

Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Žižek, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left John Roberts

Giorgio Agamben, Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive Victor Jeleniewski Seidler, Shadows of the Shoah: Jewish Identity and Belonging Esther Leslie

Rebecca L. Spang, The Invention of …


100 Reviews

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Ben Rogers, A.J. Ayer: A Life Kevin Magill

Daryl Koehn, Rethinking Feminist Ethics: Care, Trust and Empathy Janna Thompson, Discourse and Knowledge: Defence of a Collectivist Ethics Sabina Lovibond

Warren Breckman, Marx, The Young Hegelians and the Origins of Radical Social Theory: Dethroning the Self Joseph McCarney

Marian Hobson, Jacques Derrida: Opening Lines Willy Maley


The singular and the specific

Recent French philosophy
by / RP 099 (Jan/Feb 2000) / Article


‘Radical evil’ revived

Hitler, Kant, Luther, neo-Lacanianism
by / RP 098 (Nov/Dec 1999) / Article


Transnational dialogue in times of war

The peace movement in ex-Yugoslavia
by / RP 073 (Sep/Oct 1995) / Commentary


The tremor of reflection

Slavoj Žižek's Lacanian dialectics
by / RP 072 (Jul/Aug 1995) / Article

At first glance, the work of the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek seems to offer an irresistible range of attractions for theorists wishing to engage with contemporary culture, without accepting the flimsy postmodernist doxa which is often the only available gloss on it. Zizek’s thought is still strongly coloured by his Althusserian background, and …