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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

july/auguST 2010

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Solidarity Vote for Middlesex Philosophy, Porto, 2010

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 haukur már helgason

teaches philosophy at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. He is a founding member of the experimental literary band Nýhil.

Alberto toscano

teaches in the Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

He is the author of Fanaticism: On the Uses of an Idea (Verso, 2010).

Matthew charles

recently completed a PhD at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Middlesex University, Speculative Experience and History: Walter Benjamin’s Goethean Kantianism.

Barbara cassin

is a director of research at CNRS (Centre Léon Robin, University of Paris–IV Sorbonne), author of L’ef et sophistique (1995) and editor of Vocabulaire Européen des Philosophies (Seuil/Le Robert, 2004).

Philippe büttgen

is a director of research at CNRS (Laboratoire d’Études sur les Monothéismes). His books include Lire Michel de Certeau: ‘La Formalité des pratiques’ (with Christian Jouhaud von Klostermann, 2008).

Commentary

Inside a Charging Bull: Iceland, One Year On

haukur már helgason ……………………………………………………………………….. 2aRTiClE

Everybody Thinks: Deleuze, Descartes and Rationalism

alberto Toscano ………………………………………………………………………………… 8

Imaginative Mislocation: Hiroshima’s Genbaku Dome,

Ground Zero of the Twentieth Century

matthew Charles ……………………………………………………………………………… 18dOSSiER universities

The Performative without Condition, a University sans appel

Barbara Cassin and Philippe Büttgen ……………………………………………….. 31

The University and the Plan: Reflections from Vienna

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Case Study – From Fiasco to Carnival: The End of Philosophy at Middlesex?

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Occupation

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Westminster, Sussex, King’s…

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David Chandler, Hol ow Hegemony: Rethinking Global Politics, Power and ResistanceStuart Elden, Terror and Territory: The Spatial Extent of SovereigntyR.B.J. Walker, After the Globe, Before the World

Peter hitchcock ……………………………………………………………………………….. 48

Perry Anderson, The New Old World

michael Newman …………………………………………………………………………….. 52

Peter D. Thomas, The Gramscian Moment: Philosophy, Hegemony and Marxism

mark mcNally …………………………………………………………………………………… 56

Jean-François Lyotard, Enthusiasm: The Kantian Critique of History

david van dusen …………………………………………………………………………….. 57

Ben Fine, Theories of Social Capital: Researchers Behaving Badly

john michael Roberts ………………………………………………………………………. 59

Christian Kerslake, Immanence and the Vertigo of Philosophy: From Kantto Deleuze

joe hughes ……………………………………………………………………………………… 61NEwS

Beyond Copenhagen? World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, Cochabamba, 19–22 April 2010

Fuad Rahmat ……………………………………………………………………………………. 63

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