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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 yPublished by Radical Philosophy Ltd.www.radicalphilosophy.com

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Cover image

Leaving Purgatory, 2009

Editorial collective

Claudia Aradau, Mat hew Charles,

David Cunningham, Howard Feather,

Peter Hal ward, Esther Leslie, Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous, Peter Osborne,

Stel a Sandford, Chris Wilbert

Contributors owen hatherley

is a freelance writer, a researcher at Birkbeck Col ege, University of London and the author of Militant Modernism (Zero Books, 2009). He blogs at Sit Down Man, You’re a Bloody Tragedy.

Isabel e stengers

teaches Philosophy of Science at the Free University of Brussels.

Her books in English include The Invention of Science (University of Minnesota Press, 2000).

Simon bayly

is artistic director of the London-based performance col ective PUR and Principal Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at Roehampton University.

Gayatri chakravorty spivak

is University Professor and Director of the Center for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University, New York. Her most recent book is Other Asias (Wiley–Blackwel , 2008).

Andrew fisher

teaches in the Visual Cultures Department, Goldsmiths, University of London. His ‘Beyond Barthes: Rethinking the Phenomenology of Photography’ appeared in RP 148 (March/April 2008).

Commentary

Lash Out and Cover Up: Austerity Nostalgia and Ironic Authoritarianism in Recession Britain

Owen hatherley …………………………………………………………………………………. 2aRTiClES

William James: An Ethics of Thought?

isabelle Stengers ……………………………………………………………………………….. 9

Theatre and the Public: Badiou, Rancière, Virno

Simon bayly …………………………………………………………………………………….. 20

They the People: Problems of Alter-globalization

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak ………………………………………………………………. 31

The Involution of Photography

andrew Fisher …………………………………………………………………………………. 37REviEwS

István Mészáros, The Chal enge and Burden of Historical Time: Socialism in the Twenty-First Century

harry harootunian ……………………………………………………………………………. 47

Sandra Harding, Sciences from Below: Feminisms, Postcolonialities and Modernities

Steve hinchliffe ………………………………………………………………………………… 51

Dimitris Papadopoulos, Niamh Stephenson and Vassilis Tsianos, Escape Routes: Control and Subversion in the Twenty-First Century

douglas Spencer ……………………………………………………………………………… 54

Mark Neocleous, Critique of Security

Olena Kobzar …………………………………………………………………………………… 56

Thomas C. Hilde, ed., On Torture

david macey …………………………………………………………………………………….. 58

Adriano Cavarero, Horrorism: Naming Contemporary Violence

Phillip Cole ………………………………………………………………………………………. 60

Annalisa Di Liddo, Alan Moore: Comics as Performance, Fiction as Scalpel

Tony venezia …………………………………………………………………………………….. 62NEwS

Iran and the Left

NK …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 65

Israel and Academic Freedom in California

maryam Griffin and daniel Olmos …………………………………………………….. 67

Immigration Raid on SOAS

Sophia maria hoffmann ……………………………………………………………………. 68

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