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RA d i c a l p h i l o s o p h y

a j o u r n a l o f s o c i a l i s t a n d f e m i n i s t p h i l o s o p h y

MARCH/APRIL 2000100

© Radical Philosophy Ltd

Editorial collective

Chris Arthur, Andrew Chitty, Diana Coole, Philip Derbyshire, Howard Feather,

Jean Grimshaw, Joseph McCarney, Kevin Magill, Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous,

Peter Osborne, Stella Sandford, Sean Sayers, Alessandra Tanesini

Editorial group

Howard Feather, Kevin Magill, Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous, Peter Osborne (Reviews), Stella Sandford, Alessandra Tanesini

Contributors Homi K. Bhabha

is Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago. His new book on cultural narratives and rights will be published by Harvard University Press next year.

Mark neocleous

teaches politics at Brunel University. His latest book, The Fabrication of Social Order: A Critical Theory of Police Power, is forthcoming from Pluto Press.

Simon critchley

is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Essex. His essays, Ethics–Politics–Subjectivity, are published by Verso.

Chetan bhatt

teaches sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is the author of Liberation and Purity (UCL Press, 1997) and Hindu Nationalism: Origins, Ideologies and Modern Myths (Berg, forthcoming 2000).

Alessandra tanesini

teaches philosophy at Cardiff University. She is the author of An Introduction to Feminist Epistemology (Blackwell, 1999).

Mark lance

is the co-author (with John OʼLeary-Hawthorne) of The Grammar of Meaning: Normativity and Semantic Discourse (CUP, 1997).

Editorial

A Hundred Issues Have Blossomed!

………………………………………………. 2 COMMENTARY

On Minorities: Cultural Rights

Homi K. Bhabha ………………………………………………………………………………… 3ARTICLES

Against Security

Mark Neocleous ………………………………………………………………………………… 7

Demanding Approval: On the Ethics of Alain Badiou

Simon Critchley ………………………………………………………………………………. 16

Primordial Being: Enlightenment, Schopenhauer and the Indian Subject of Postcolonial Theory

Chetan Bhatt …………………………………………………………………………………… 28

Identity Judgements, Queer Politics

Mark Norris Lance & Alessandra Tanesini ………………………………………… 42REVIEWS

Ben Rogers, A.J. Ayer: A Life

Kevin Magill ……………………………………………………………………………………. 52

Daryl Koehn, Rethinking Feminist Ethics: Care, Trust and EmpathyJanna Thompson, Discourse and Knowledge: Defence of a Collectivist Ethics

Sabina Lovibond ……………………………………………………………………………… 54

Warren Breckman, Marx, The Young Hegelians and the Origins of Radical Social Theory: Dethroning the Self

Joseph McCarney ……………………………………………………………………………. 56

Marian Hobson, Jacques Derrida: Opening Lines

Willy Maley …………………………………………………………………………………….. 59

Slavoj Ziek, The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology

Stewart Martin ……………………………………………………………………………….. 60

Anne Phillips, Which Equalities Matter?

Diana Coole …………………………………………………………………………………….. 62

John Corvino, ed., Same Sex: Debating the Ethics, Science, and Culture of Homosexuality

Alan Sinfield ……………………………………………………………………………………. 63

Sean Sayers, Marxism and Human Nature

Tony Burns ………………………………………………………………………………………. 64

Kevin Magill, Freedom and Experience: Self-Determination without Illusions

Stefaan E. Cuypers ………………………………………………………………………….. 65NEWS

Signs of the Times, Critical Politics Conference

Mark Neocleous ………………………………………………………………………………. 67

UK Kant Society Annual Conference

Jonathan Derbyshire ……………………………………………………………………….. 68

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