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Contributor Archive: Hannah Proctor

Lost minds

Sedgwick, Laing and the politics of mental illness


by / RP 197 (May/June 2016) / Article

Our illnesses are mostly political illnesses.  Peter Weiss [1]

In Memoirs of a Revolutionary Victor Serge describes the first decade of Soviet rule as displaying ‘the obscure early stages of a psychosis’, the symptoms of which became increasingly pronounced as time wore on and the defeats and corpses piled ever …


187 Reviews

by , , , , , , and / RP 187 (Sept/Oct 2014) / Reviews

Étienne Balibar, Identity and Difference: John Locke and the Invention of Consciousness

Iain MacKenzie

Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: Political Essays

Nina Power

Jennifer Mensch, Kant’s Organicism: Epigenesis and the Development of Critical Philosophy

Steve Howard

Adrian Johnston, Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism, Volume 1: The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy

Simon Morgan Wortham

Nikolas Rose and …


Brainiacs

by / RP 187 (Sept/Oct 2014) / Review

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached, Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 2013.

The title of Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached’s new book on contemporary neuro science captures the broad scope of the authors’ project, but belies their resolutely even-handed approach. Written in …


177 Reviews

Books Reviewed:

Tiqqun, Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl

Bruno Bosteels, Marx and Freud in Latin America: Politics, Psychoanalysis and Religion in Times of Terror

Eden Medina, Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile

Catherine Malabou, The New Wounded: From Neurosis to Brain Damage

Catherine Malabou, Ontology of the Accident: An Essay on Destructive Plasticity

Frank Ruda, Hegel's Rabble: An Investigation into Hegel's 'Philosophy of Right'

Kari Weil, Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now?

Samantha Hum, Humans and Other Animals: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Interactions

Albert Atkin, The Philosophy of Race

George Yancy, Look, a White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness

Ash Amin, Land of Strangers

Lisa Siraganian, Modernism's Other Work: The Art Object's Political Life

Alex Loftus, Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology


by , , , , , , , , and / RP 177 (Jan/Feb 2013) / Reviews