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Posts tagged ‘Walter Benjamin’

Childhood experience and the image of utopia

The broken promise of Adorno’s Proustian sublimations
by / RP 099 (Jan/Feb 2000) / Article


Cracking the cultural code

Methodological reflections on Kracauer’s ‘The Mass Ornament’
by / RP 099 (Jan/Feb 2000) / Article


Philosophizing the everyday

The philosophy of praxis and the fate of cultural studies
by / RP 098 (Nov/Dec 1999) / Article

The following presents a genealogy and critique of the concept of the ʻeverydayʼ, looking at the philosophical, political and cultural conflicts and contexts which radically transformed its contents after the Russian Revolution from a term synonymous with the ʻdailyʼ and ʻcontingentʼ to one identifiable with the vicissitudes of cultural and social transformation and democratization. It …


Intersubjectivity and openness to change

Michael Theunissen’s negative theology of time
by / RP 088 (Mar/Apr 1998) / Article

The work of the German philosopher Michael Theunissen spans a forty-year period from 1958, when he published his doctoral thesis The Concept of Earnestness in Søren Kierkegaard, to the present. His general intellectual trajectory can be divided into four loosely distinct phases, developing from an early interest in existentialism, via a period focused on communication …


Philosophizing beyond philosophy

Walter Benjamin reviewed
by / RP 088 (Mar/Apr 1998) / Article


Walter Benjamin and surrealism

The story of a revolutionary spell
by / RP 080 (Nov/Dec 1996) / Article


Wrapping the Reichstag

Re-visioning German history
by / RP 077 (May/Jun 1996) / Article


‘The world spirit on the fins of a rocket’

Adorno's critique of progress
by / RP 070 (Mar/Apr 1995) / Article


The Politics of Time

by / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Article


Fashion in Ruins

History after the Cold War
by / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Article


Massacre of the Innocents: Derrida and the Cambridge Dons;Waiter Benjamin Centenary; Women and the History of Philosophy; Singer Silenced; Philosophy for Children

by , and / RP 062 (Autumn 1992) / News


48 Reviews

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Lynne Segal, Is the Future Female? Alison Assiter

W. F. Haug, Critique of Commodity Aesthetics: Appearance, Sexuality and Advertising in Capitalist Society Don Slater

Sexuality: A Reader, edited by Feminist Review Margaret Atack

Walter Benjamin, Moscow Diary Graham McCann

Paul A. Komesaroff, Objectivity, Science and Society Howard Feather

Norman Geras, Literature of Revolution: Essays on …


Karl Marx, Death and Apocalypse

by / RP 038 (Summer 1984) / Article


36 Reviews

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Rudolf Bahro, Socialism and Survival André Gorz, Farewell to the Working Class Martin H. Ryle

R.F. Geyer and D. Schweitzer, eds., Alienation Howard Feather

Necdet Teymur, Environmental Discourse Allan Cochrane

Richard Wolin, Walter Benjamin: An Aesthetic of Redemption Julian Roberts, Walter Benjamin Keith Pearson

Richard Rorty, Consequences of Pragmatism Gregor McLennan

Marilyn Frye, The politics …


Georg Lukács, Walter Benjamin, and the Motivation to make Political Art

by / RP 028 (Summer 1981) / Article


18 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 018 (Autumn 1977) / Reviews

B. Hindess and P. Q. Hirst, Pre-capitalist modes of production B. Hindess and P. Q. Hirst, Mode of production and social formation: An auto-critique of ‘Pre-capitalist modes of production’ Graham Burchell

Working Papers in Cultural Studies, No. 10: On Ideology Ian Craib

Walter Benjamin, The Origin of German Tragic Drama Michael Ryan

Jean-Pierre Faye, ed., …