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RA 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© Radical Philosophy Ltd

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 1999

Editorial collective

Chris Arthur, Andrew Chitty, Andrew Collier, Diana Coole, Howard Feather,

Jean Grimshaw, Joseph McCarney, Kevin Magill, Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous,

Peter Osborne, Stella Sandford, Sean Sayers, Alessandra Tanesini

Editorial group

Howard Feather, Kevin Magill, Stewart Martin, Mark Neocleous, Peter Osborne (Reviews), Stella Sandford, Alessandra Tanesini

Contributors alan sinfield

is Professor of English at the University of Sussex. His latest book, Out on Stage: Lesbian and Gay Theatre in the Twentieth Century, is forthcoming from Yale University Press, 1999.

Simon bromley

teaches international political economy at the University of Leeds. He is the author of Rethinking Middle East Politics (Polity Press, 1994).

Stella sandford

teaches philosophy at Middlesex University.

Étienne balibar

is Professor of Philosophy at University Paris X. A new collection of his essays, Politics and the Other Scene, is forthcoming from Verso, 1999. Typing (WP input) by Jo Foster Tel: 0181 341 9238 Layout by Petra Pryke Tel: 0171 243 1464 Copyedited and typeset by Robin Gable and Lucy Morton Tel: 01981 241164 Production by Stella Sandford and Peter Osborne Printed by Russell Press,

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Cover:

Boí Taüll, 1999.

Apology:

Radical Philosophy would like to apologize to Geraldine Marks for unauthorized and derogatory use of Gerhkin on the cover of RP 92.

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Commentary

Virtually Undetectable: The Andrew Sullivan Phenomenon

Alan Sinfield ………………………………………………………………………………………. 2ARTICLES

The Space of Flows and Timeless Time: Manuel Castells’s The Information Age

Simon Bromley ………………………………………………………………………………….. 6

Contingent Ontologies: Sex, Gender and ‘Woman’ in Simone de Beauvoir and Judith Butler

Stella Sandford ………………………………………………………………………………… 18INTERVIEW

Conjectures and Conjunctures

Étienne Balibar interviewed by Peter Osborne ………………………………….. 30REVIEWS

Edmond Wright and Elizabeth Wright, eds, The Žižek Reader

Ben Watson ……………………………………………………………………………………… 42

Isaiah Berlin, The Roots of Romanticism

Andrew Bowie …………………………………………………………………………………. 44

Michael Ignatieff, Isaiah Berlin: A Life

Anthony Arblaster ……………………………………………………………………………. 46

Maria Pia Lara, Moral Textures: Feminist Narratives in the Public Sphere

Robin May Schott …………………………………………………………………………….. 48

Maurice Godelier, The Enigma of the Gift

Judith Still ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 50

Alessandra Tanesini, An Introduction to Feminist Epistemologies

Alison Ainley ……………………………………………………………………………………. 52

Alessandro Ferrara, Reflective Authenticity: Rethinking the Project of Modernity

Elliot Jurist ………………………………………………………………………………………. 53

Siegfried Kracauer, The Salaried Masses: Duty and Distraction in Weimar Germany

David Macey …………………………………………………………………………………….. 55

Daniel W. Conway, Nietzsche and the PoliticalDaniel W. Conway, Nietzscheʼs Dangerous Game

Francesca Cauchi ……………………………………………………………………………… 56

Henry Tam, Communitarianism

Tony Skillen ……………………………………………………………………………………… 57OBITUARY

Roy Edgley, 1925–1999

Joseph McCarney …………………………………………………………………………….. 58LETTER Ian Birchall ………………………………………………………………………………………. 60

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