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Noam Chomsky

Freedom and power
by and / RP 172 (Mar/Apr 2012) / Interview

Peter Hallward I’d like to start by asking you about some of your basic philosophical principles, starting with your understanding of human freedom and creativity. In the modern European tradition I’m most familiar with, freedom is a dominant philosophical theme from Descartes through Rousseau to Kant. With Kant we have an affirmation of absolute freedom from all external causation, but it remains a relatively abstract affair, a matter of ‘pure […]


Democratic materialism and the materialist dialectic

by / RP 130 (Mar/Apr 2005) / Article


Monique Wittig, 1935–2003

by / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Obituary


Strategies for language?

by / RP 119 (May/Jun 2003) / News


NewLiberalSpeak

Notes on the new planetary vulgate
by and / RP 105 (Jan/Feb 2001) / Commentary


Neo-Kantianism in cultural theory

Bakhtin, Derrida and Foucault
by / RP 102 (Jul/Aug 2000) / Article


Arthur C. Danto

Art and analysis
by and / RP 090 (Jul/Aug 1998) / Interview

RP: Your philosophical work appears to be made up of two fairly distinct strands: what one might call a mainstream analytical strand and a more unconventional aesthetic strand. The second strand is dissident, first because itʼs about aesthetics – it takes art seriously, philosophically – and second because itʼs broadly Hegelian in inspiration. Historically, analytical philosophy has always relegated aesthetics to the margins of the discipline, while its disdain for […]


The need in thinking

Materiality in Theodor W. Adorno and Judith Butler
by / RP 084 (Jul/Aug 1997) / Article


Translation, philosophy, materialism

by / RP 079 (Sep/Oct 1996) / Article


In partial praise of a positivist

The work of Otto Neurath
by / RP 074 (Nov/Dec 1995) / Article


Feminism, Humanism and Postmodernism

by / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Article


Timely Meditations

by / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Article


Samuel Beckett, 1906-1989

by / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Obituary


Boundaries Versus Binaries

Bakhtin in/against the History of Ideas
by / RP 054 (Spring 1990) / Article


Television Literacy

A Critique
by / RP 051 (Spring 1989) / Article


Svelte Discourse’ and the Philosophy of Caution

by / RP 049 (Summer 1988) / Article


Feminism and the Logic of Morality

A Consideration of Alternatives
by / RP 047 (Autumn 1987) / Article


Back to Utopia

Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory
by / RP 043 (Summer 1986) / Article


A Note on ‘Orthodox Linguistics’; Language and Linguistics: Reply to Bob Borsely and Deborah Cameron; Reply to Arthur

by , , and / RP 040 (Summer 1985) / Extras


Debate on Sexist Language

Sexism and Semantics; More on Man Made Language
by and / RP 036 (Spring 1984) / Article