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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

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Andrew Chitty, Diana Coole, Howard Feather, Jean Grimshaw, Esther Leslie,

Joseph McCarney, Kevin Magill, Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous, Peter Osborne,

Stella Sandford, Sean Sayers, Alessandra Tanesini

Contributors esther leslie

teaches cultural studies at Birkbeck College, London. She is the author of Walter Benjamin: Overpowering Conformism (Pluto, 2000) and Hollywood Flatlands: Animation, Critical Theory and the Avant-Garde (Verso, 2001).

Austin harrington

teaches sociology at the University of Leeds. He is the author of Hermeneutic Dialogue and Social Science: A Critique of Gadamer and Habermas (Routledge, 2001) and The Protestant Ethic Debate: Max Weberʼs Replies to His Critics, 1907–1910 (Liverpool University Press, 2001).

Art & Language

is Michael Baldwin, Mel Ramsden, Charles Harrison. Their next major exhibition will be at Musée dʼart moderne Lille Métropole in January 2002.

Philip derbyshire

is currently a research degree student at Birkbeck College,

London, working on the reception of psychoanalysis in Argentina.

Sam coombes

is a writer based in Paris.

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Anne Brassier, Meeting Room, 2001Published by Radical Philosophy Ltd.www.radicalphilosophy.com

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2001COMMENTARY

Tate Modern: A Year of Sweet Success

Esther Leslie ……………………………………………………………………………………… 2ARTICLES

New German Aesthetic Theory: Martin Seel’s Art of Diremption

Austin Harrington ……………………………………………………………………………… 6

Roma Reason: Luhmann’s Art as a Social System

Art & Language ………………………………………………………………………………. 14

Homosexual Politics in the Wake of AIDS

Philip Derbyshire …………………………………………………………………………….. 22

A Revival of Sartre?

Sam Coombes ………………………………………………………………………………… 27REVIEWS

Ted Honderich, Philosopher: A Kind of Life

David Macey ……………………………………………………………………………………. 33

Peter Osborne, Philosophy in Cultural Theory

Jean-Jacques Lecercle …………………………………………………………………….. 36

Will Kymlicka, Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Citizenship

Alessandra Tanesini …………………………………………………………………………. 39

Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Neo-Avant-garde and Culture Industry: Essays on European and American Art from 1955 to 1975

Andrew Fisher ………………………………………………………………………………… 42

Stella Sandford, The Metaphysics of Love: Gender and Transcendence in Levinas

Robin Durie …………………………………………………………………………………….. 45

William Irwin, Mark T. Conard and Aeon J. Skoble, eds, The Simpsons and Philosophy: The Dʼoh! of Homer

Ben Watson …………………………………………………………………………………….. 48

Elliott L. Jurist, Beyond Hegel and Nietzsche: Philosophy, Culture, and Agency

Nathan Widder ………………………………………………………………………………… 50

Keith M. Ashman and Philip S. Baringer, eds, After the Science Wars

Roger Harris ……………………………………………………………………………………. 52

Alex Callinicos, Equality

David Murray and Mark Neocleous ………………………………………………….. 54

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