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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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Éric Alliez, What Keeps Mankind Alive?, 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 mandy merck

is Professor of Media Arts at Royal Hol oway, University of London.

Her books include Hol ywood’s American Tragedies: Dreiser, Eisenstein, Sternberg, Stevens (2007). Further Adventures of the Dialectic of Sex, co-edited with Stel a Sandford, is forthcoming from Palgrave, autumn 2010.

Étienne balibar

is Emeritus Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy, University of Paris X, Nanterre, and Distinguished Professor of Humanities, University of California, Irvine.

His books include The Philosophy of Marx (1995, 2007). French Philosophy since 1945: Problems, Concepts, Inventions (co-ed. with John Rajchman) wil be published by The New Press in the spring.

Peter osborne

is Professor of Modern European Philosophy at Middlesex University.

His books include Marx (Granta, 2005).

Howard caygil

is Professor of Cultural History at Goldsmiths, University of London.

He is the author of Levinas and the Political (Routledge, 2002). His essay ‘Levinas’s Political Judgement: The Ésprit Articles 1934–1983’ appeared in RP 104 (Nov/Dec 2000).

Babette babich

is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. She is the author of Words in Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy and Poetry, Music and Eros in Hölderlin, Nietzsche, and Heidegger (SUNY Press, 2006).

Patrice maniglier

teaches philosophy at the University of Essex.

Commentary

The Question of Caster Semenya

mandy merck …………………………………………………………………………………….. 2aRTiClES

Marxism and War

Étienne Balibar ………………………………………………………………………………….. 9

A Sudden Topicality: Marx, Nietzsche and the Politics of Crisis

Peter Osborne ………………………………………………………………………………….. 19

Levinas’s Prison Notebooks

howard Caygill…………………………………………………………………………………. 27COmmENT

Hey! Can’t You Smile! Women and Status in Philosophy

Babette Babich …………………………………………………………………………………. 36REviEwS

Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Commonwealth

John Kraniauskas …………………………………………………………………………….. 39

Adrian Parr, Hijacking Sustainability

Jon Goodbun …………………………………………………………………………………… 43

Gary Peters The Philosophy of ImprovisationMat in and Anthony Iles, eds, Noise & Capitalism

andrew mcGettigan …………………………………………………………………………. 46

Daniel Hel er-Roazen, The Enemy of Al : Piracy and the Law of Nations,

Benjamin Noys ………………………………………………………………………………… 49

Michael Dil on and Julian Reid, The Liberal Way of War: Kil ing to Let Live

melinda Cooper ……………………………………………………………………………….. 51

Jodi Dean, Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies: Communicative Capitalism and Left Politics

david Chandler ………………………………………………………………………………… 53

Mark Bould and China Miévil e, eds, Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction

John Timberlake ………………………………………………………………………………. 56NEwS

UniveRsities in cRisis Education is Not for $A£€: Student Protests in Germany

Alex demirovi

ć………………………………………………………………………………… 58

Violence and the University Sanctuary Law in Greece

Krini Kafiris ………………………………………………………………………………………. 60

The Damned Disunited: Trouble at the University of Leeds

…………….. 63OBiTuaRy

Claude Lévi-Strauss, 1908–2009

Patrice maniglier ………………………………………………………………………………. 65

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