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Radical Philosophy is a UK-based journal of socialist and feminist philosophy. The journal appears 6 times a year and features major academic articles, commentaries, news and a large & diverse reviews section.
The first English translation of Jacques Rancière’s 1969 essay ‘On the Theory of Ideology’ (drafted for an anthology on Althusser published in Argentina) was published in Radical Philosophy 7 (Spring 1974). This translation was based on the French version that first appeared in 1973, and included Rancière’s Afterword and the self-critical footnotes, indicating his reservations about aspects of his earlier position (and subsequently removed by the author in Emiliano Battista’s recent translation […]
RP: How would you describe the current state of cultural studies in Britain in relation to its past? Hall: Itʼs a question of how far back you want to go, because everybody has a narrative about this and everybodyʼs narrative is different. There was certainly something distinctive about the founding moment in the 1960s, but even during that period, when it was mainly Birmingham, the field was transformed several times […]
British conservatism has been a spectacularly successful ideology. The Tory party has established itself as a particularly resilient vehicle by conveying the ideas and interests of the British ruling class for three hundred years. In doing so, it has provided ideological shelter to different forms of property ownership by withstanding the strains of gradual transition from a largely agrarian to an advanced industrial economy. In addition, British conservatism has managed […]