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R a 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

JULY/AUGUST 2003CONTENTSCOMMENTARY

War and Democracy

Kate Soper ………………………………………………………………………………………… 2

Consumers or Citizens? Re-regulating Communications

Julian Petley ………………………………………………………………………………………. 7ARTICLE

Going Back: Heidegger, East Asia and ‘The West’

Stella Sandford ………………………………………………………………………………….11DIALOGUE

Empire and the Multitude: A Dialogue on the New Order of Globalization

Antonio Negri and Danilo Zolo …………………………………………………………. 23REVIEWS

Beatrice Hanssen and Andrew Benjamin, eds, Walter Benjamin and RomanticismHelga Geyer-Ryan et al., eds, Benjamin Studies, Volume 1: Perception and Experience in ModernityMichael Löwy and Robert Sayre, Romanticism against the Tide of ModernityWalter Benjamin, Selected Writings, Volume 3: 1935–1938

Nickolas Lambrianou ……………………………………………………………………….. 38

Fredric Jameson, A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present

David Cuningham …………………………………………………………………………….. 41

Andreas Huyssen, Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory

Joe Brooker ……………………………………………………………………………………… 43

Étienne Balibar, Politics and the Other Scene

Kate Soper ………………………………………………………………………………………. 45

Jodi Dean, Publicityʼs Secret: How Technoculture Capitalizes on Democracy

Esther Leslie …………………………………………………………………………………….. 47

Martin Ryle and Kate Soper, To Relish the Sublime? Culture and Self-Realization in Postmodern Times

Terry Eagleton ………………………………………………………………………………….. 50

David Theo Goldberg, The Racial State

Bob Carter ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 52OBITUARIES

Monique Wittig, 1935–2003

Joanne Winning ……………………………………………………………………………….. 55

Maurice Blanchot, 1907–2003

Ann Smock ………………………………………………………………………………………. 58Editorial collective

Caroline Bassett, Howard Feather, Peter Hallward, Esther Leslie, Kevin Magill,

Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous, Peter Osborne, Stella Sandford, Alessandra Tanesini

Contributors kate soper

is Professor of Philosophy at London Metropolitan University. Her latest book, with Martin Ryle, is reviewed in this issue.

Julian petley

teaches Media and Communications at Brunel University. He is co-editor of Ill Effects: The Media Violence Debate (Routledge, 1997; 2001).

Stella sandford

teaches philosophy at Middlesex University. She is the author of The Metaphysics of Love: Gender and Trancendence in Levinas (Continuum, 2000).

Antonio negri

has taught at the universities of Padua and Paris VIII. His books in English include: Insurgencies (University of Minnesota Press, 1999) and, with Michael Hardt, Labor of Dionysus (University of Minnesota Press, 1994) and Empire (Harvard University Press, 2000).

Danilo zolo

is Professor of Philosophy of Law at the University of Florence. His books in English include: Cosmopolis: Prospects for World Government (Polity Press, 1997) and Invoking Humanity: War, Law and Global Order (Continuum, 2002).

Joanne winning

is Lecturer in the School of English and Humanities at Birkbeck College,

University of London.

Ann smock

is Professor of French Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, the translator of Blanchotʼs The Space of Literature and The Writing of the Disaster, and the author of What is There to Say? (University of Nebraska Press, 2003).

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