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Contributor Archive: Lynne Segal

180 Reviews

Yvonne Sherratt, Hitler’s Philosophers

Sally Alexander and Barbara Taylor, eds., History and Psyche: Culture, Psychoanalysis, and the Past

David Joselit, After Art

Christoph Menke, Force: A Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology

Robert Sinnerbrink, New Philosophies of Film: Thinking Images

David Webb, Foucault’s Archaeology: Science and Transformation

Michel Serres, Biogea & Variations on the Body

Laurence Paul Hemming, Heidegger and Marx: A Productive Dialogue over the Language of Humanism

Carl Cederström and Peter Fleming, Dead Man Working


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Always historicize?

by / RP 180 (July/Aug 2013) / Review

Sally Alexander and Barbara Taylor, eds, History and Psyche: Culture, Psychoanalysis, and the Past, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, 2013. 347 pp., £57.50 hb, 978 0 23011 336 7

‘Always historicize!’ has been a fashionable rallying call in recent times. Yet only a minority of those who scrutinize the workings of mind or body …


Feminism did not fail

by / RP 161 (May/Jun 2010) / Commentary

‘You nearly gave me a heart attack’, a friend told me, after my talk at the opening session of the event in London celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the first national Women’s Liberation Conference in the UK, at Ruskin College, in February 1970. Appropriately enough, the feminist publisher and cultural entrepreneur Ursula Owen …


‘Liberate socialist eminences from their bourgeois cocks!’

Women ’68ers, marching on alone
by / RP 149 (May/Jun 2008) / Commentary


Formations of feminism

Political memoirs of the Left (II)
by / RP 123 (Jan/Feb 2004) / Article


Lost worlds

Political memoirs of the Left in Britain
by / RP 121 (Sep/Oct 2003) / Article


Jews in the culture wars

by / RP 116 (Nov/Dec 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 …


108 Reviews

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Martha C. Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach Swasti Mitter

Teresa Brennan, Exhausting Modernity: Grounds for a New Economy Tony Smith, Technology and Capital in the Age of Lean Production Christopher J. Arthur

Stanley Cohen, States of Denial: Knowing about Atrocities and Suffering Lynne Segal

Couze Venn, Occidentalism: Modernity and Subjectivity David Cunningham


106 Reviews

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Alain Badiou, Manifesto for Philosophy Stewart Martin

Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer, A Natural History of Rape Lynne Segal

Diana Coole, Negativity and Politics: Dionysus and Dialectics from Kant to Poststructuralism Jonathan Joseph

Paul Patton, Deleuze and the Political Nathan Widder

Ian Buchanan, Michel de Certeau: Cultural Theorist Ben Highmore

Joseph McCarney, Hegel on History Jane Chamberlain

Samuel C. Wheeler III, Deconstruction …


103 Reviews

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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,


Psychoanalysis and politics

Juliet Mitchell then and now
by / RP 103 (Sep/Oct 2000) / Article


93 Reviews

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Judith Butler, The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection Fiona Jenkins

Theodor W. Adorno, Critical Models: Interventions and Catchwords Simon Jarvis, Adorno: A Critical Introduction Shierry Weber Nicholsen, Exact Imagination, Late Work David Ayers

Gianni Vattimo, Beyond Interpretation David Macey

Sean Homer, Fredric Jameson: Marxism, Hermeneutics, Postmodernism Stephen Regan, ed., The Eagleton Reader Willy …


Stuart Hall

Culture and Power


by , and / RP 086 (Nov/Dec 1997) / Interview

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 …


Generations of feminism

by / RP 083 (May/Jun 1997) / Article

Politics makes comics of us all. Or we would weep. Sheila Rowbotham 1

I have been thinking for some time now about political generations. 2 Indeed, I began my last book, Straight Sex, with a reflection upon the enduring impact of those formative moments which first enable us to make some sense of the world, …


72 Reviews

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David Schweickart, Against Capitalism Marcus Roberts

Stanley Cavell, A Pitch of Philosophy Stephen Mulhall

Cornell West, Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America Homi K. Bhabha, The Location of Culture Rod Edmund

Malcolm Bowie, Psychoanalysis and the Future of Theory Teresa Brennan, History After Lacan Stephen Frosh

Toril Moi, Simone de Beauvoir Kate Soper

Andrew …


Hiding Out or Moving On?

Feminism in Psychoanalysis


by / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Commentary

‘Why are we all here?’, Juliet Mitchell asks her audience, rhetorically. She is opening a conference in London held in May to mark the twentieth anniversary of the publication of her book Psychoanalysis and Feminism. ‘Why are we all here, and not there – as feminists, that is – in the world, in the field? …


Judith Butler

Gender as Performance
by , and / RP 067 (Summer 1994) / Interview


63 Reviews

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Reiner Grundmann, Marxism and Ecology Jonathan Hughes

Theodor W. Adorno, Alban Berg, Master of the Smallest Link Lambert Zuidervaart, Adorno’ s Aesthetic Theory: The Redemption of Illusion Jonathan Rée

Moira Gatens, Feminism and Philosophy: Perspectives on Difference and Equality Herta Nagl-Docekal and Herlinde Pauer-Studer, eds., Denken der Geschlechterdifferenz: Neue Fragen und Perspectiven der Feministischen Philosophie


Golden Years? 25 Years of History Workshop

by / RP 061 (Summer 1992) / News