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Conlenls
ON THE THEORY OF IDEOLOGY
Jacques Ranci~~e

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COMMON SENSE
Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

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NOT IN FRONT OF THE STUDENTS
Jon Davies

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IDEALISM AND THE MATTER AT HAND
A Tremblington-Sporus

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THE HUNTINGTON AFFAIR

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DISCUSSION
Adam Buick: Proletarian Self-emancipation
David Bri~ton: Laing’s Social Philosophy
Pete Binns: The Triviality of Althusser

BATH: Michael Rose, School of Humanities and Social
Studies, The University of Bath, Claverton Down

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BELFAST: Bob Eccleshall, Department of Political
Science, Queens University

LETTERS

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REVIEWS

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NEWS .••

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REPORTS

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