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Contributor Archive: Martin Ryle

175 Reviews

Books Reviewed:

Malcolm Bull, Anti-Nietzsche

Hasana Sharp, Spinoza and the Politics of Renaturalization

Daniel Loick, Kritik der Souveränität

Mick Smith, Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Mark Neocleous and George S. Rigakos, eds, Anti-Security

Kathi Weeks, The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries

Matt Ffytche, The Foundation of the Unconscious: Schelling, Freud and the Birth of the Modern Psyche

Keston Sutherland, Stupefaction: A Radical Anatomy of Phantoms

Steven Connor, A Philosophy of Sport


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Vélorutionary?

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

The Montreal cyclists who in the mid-1970s formed an advocacy group known as Le Monde à Bicyclette also referred to themselves as vélo-Quixotes and vélorutionaries.1 The bicycle, in its surprising persistence through the twentieth century, became an emblem of alternative ideas, and chronologies, of progress: how many other complex machines that approached their …


147 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 147 (Jan/Feb 2008) / Reviews

Bruce Robbins, Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State Martin Ryle

Roger Griffin, Modernism and Fascism: The Sense of a Beginning under Mussolini and Hitler Daniel Woodley

Bonnie Mann, Women’s Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism,Postmodernism, Environment Kaye Mitchell

Bracha L. Ettinger, The Matrixial Borderspace Nicola Foster

Nikolas Kompridis, …


136 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 136 (Mar/Apr 2006) / Reviews

Sara Beardsworth, Julia Kristeva: Psychoanalysis and Modernity Tina Chanter and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, eds, Revolt, Affect, Collectivity:The Unstable Boundaries of Kristevaʼs Polis Cecilia Sjöholm, Kristeva and the Political David Macey

Ernesto Laclau, On Populist Reason John Kraniauskas

Matthew Beaumont, Utopia Ltd: Ideologies of Social Dreaming in England 1870–1900 Fredric Jameson, Archaeologies of the Future: The …


Surplus consciousness

Houellebecq’s novels of ideas
by / RP 126 (Jul/Aug 2004) / Article


125 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 125 (May/Jun 2004) / Reviews

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 …


Oppositional mentalities

Intellectuals, protest and the Left
by / RP 114 (Jul/Aug 2002) / Commentary


112 Reviews

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J.M. Bernstein, Adorno: Disenchantment and Ethics Alastair Morgan

Simon Critchley, Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction John Sellars

Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim, Individualization Jane Lewis, The End of Marriage? Individualism and Intimate Relations Lynne Segal

Hubert L. Dreyfus, On the Internet B.K. Ridley, On Science Slavoj Zijek, On Belief Andrew McGettigan

Jacques Bidet and …


103 Reviews

by , , , , , , and / RP 103 (Sep/Oct 2000) / Reviews

Joseph Schwartz, Cassandraʼs Daughter: A History of Pyschoanalysis in Europe and America Eli Zaretsky

Paul Redding, The Logic of Affect Christine Battersby

Terry Eagleton, The Idea of Culture Francis Mulhern, Culture/Metaculture Martin Ryle

Lynne Segal, Why Feminism? Gender, Psychology, Politics Jennifer Hornsby

Toril Moi, What is a Woman? And Other Essays Lynne Segal

Alain Badiou,


94 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 094 (Mar/Apr 1999) / Reviews

Theodor W. Adorno, Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music Pamela M. Potter, Most German of the Arts: Musicology and Society from the Weimar Republic to the End of Hitlerʼs Reich Ben Watson

Manfred Frank, The Subject and the Text Patrick ffrench and Roland-François Lack, eds, The Tel Quel Reader David Macey

Richard Rorty, Achieving Our Country


91 Reviews

by , , , , , , , and / RP 091 (Sep/Oct 1998) / Reviews

Marcus Roberts, Analytical Marxism: A Critique Andrew Chitty

Donna J. Haraway, Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium. FemaleMan©_Meets_OncoMouseTM Alessandra Tanesini

George Sher, Beyond Neutrality: Perfectionism and Politics Shane OʼNeill, Impartiality in Context David Archard

Barbara Herrnstein Smith and Arkady Plotnitsky, eds, Mathematics, Science, and Postclassical Theory Adam Beck

R.D. Hinshelwood, Therapy or Coercion? Martin Stanton, Out of Order: Clinical Work …


Histories of cultural populism

by / RP 078 (Jul/Aug 1996) / Article


77 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , , , , and / RP 077 (May/Jun 1996) / Reviews

Eric Hobsbawm, Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991 Giovanni Arrighi, The Long Twentieth Century Simon Bromley

Raphael Samuel, Theatres of Memory, Volume 1: Past and Present in Contemporary Culture Krishan Kumar

Kathleen Lennon and Margaret Whitford, eds., Knowing the Difference Jean Grimshaw

Paul Virilio, The Vision Machine John Armitage

Shadia B. Drury, Alexandre Kojeve: …


75 Reviews

by , , , , , , , and / RP 075 (Jan/Feb 1996) / Reviews

Michael Weston, Kierkegaard and Modern Continental Philosophy Peter Fenves, ‘Chatter’: Language and History in Kierkegaard Jonathan Rée

Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, What is Philosophy? Constantin V. Boundas and Dorothea Olkowski, eds., Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Robert Brenner, Merchants and Revolution Charles Tilly, European Revolutions, 1492-1992 Noel Parker

Sandra Harding, ed., …


Literary into cultural studies

A reply to Martin Ryle
by and / RP 070 (Mar/Apr 1995) / Article


Long Live Literature?

Englit, Radical Criticism and Cultural Studies
by / RP 067 (Summer 1994) / Article


64 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , , , , , , and / RP 064 (Summer 1993) / Reviews

Jean-François Lyotard, The Inhuman: Reflections on Time Norbert Elias, Time: An Essay Peter Osborne

Stephen Mulhall and Adam Swift, Liberals and Communitarians Richard Bellamy, Liberalism and Modern Society: an Historical Argument David Archard

Simon Critchley, The Ethics of Deconstruction: Derrida and Levinas William Large

Stephen Houlgate, Freedom, Truth and History: An Introduction to Hegel’s Philosophy


62 Reviews

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

Michele Le Doeuff, Hipparchia’s Choice Catherine Wilson

Jonathan Bate, Romantic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition Martin Ryle

Axel Honneth, The Critique of Power: Reflective Stages in a Critical Social Theory Thomas McCarthy, Ideals and Illusions: On Reconstruction and Deconstruction in Contemporary Critical Theory Jane Braaten, Habermas’ s Critical Theory of Society Anthony Elliott

Hubert …


36 Reviews

by , , , , , , , , and / RP 036 (Spring 1984) / Reviews

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 …


Nuclear Disarmament

Democracy and Internationalism
by / RP 029 (Autumn 1981) / Commentary