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Total social crisis and the return of fascism

Dossier: The Greek Symptom: Debt, Crisis and the Crisis of the Left
by / RP 181 (Sept/Oct 2013) / Article, Dossier, The Greek Symptom

In memory of Sahtzat Loukman, 27 years old, murdered on 17 January 2013 in Athens, and Clement Meric, 18 years old, murdered on 5 June 2013 in Paris.

This contribution seeks to mobilize certain concepts in order to symbolize what, in part, always resists symbolization. What is at issue is the return of …


Ideas are bulletproof

by / RP 171 (Jan/Feb 2012) / Commentary

With the emergence of the worldwide ‘Occupy’ movement, at last there seems something we can write home about, something we can celebrate, salute, support. We can even don the mask ourselves, join in, grin that mischievous and devilish Guy Fawkes grin and affirm our own phantom-faced defiance of big money and big business. …


Capitalist Epics

Abstraction, totality and the theory of the novel
by / RP 163 (Sep/Oct 2010) / Article

In our recent highlight from RP163, David Cunningham examines the relationship between Lukács’ ‘The Theory of the Novel’ and his later Marxist works, and its asks how we are to read this work today.


144 Reviews

by , , , , and / RP 144 (Jul/Aug 2007) / Reviews

Eugene Thacker, Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, ed., Code: Collaborative Ownership and the Digital Economy James Tobias

Iain Hamilton Grant, Philosophies of Nature after Schelling Dustin McWherter

Alberto Toscano, The Theatre of Production: Philosophy and Individuation between Kant and Deleuze Iain Hamilton Grant

David Cunningham and Nigel Mapp, eds, Adorno and …


Slumming it

Mike Davis’s grand narrative of urban revolution
by / RP 142 (Mar/Apr 2007) / Article


126 Reviews

by , , , , , , and / RP 126 (Jul/Aug 2004) / Reviews

Charles Taylor, Modern Social Imaginaries Ted Honderich, Terrorism for Humanity: Inquiries in Political Philosophy Monica Mookherjee

Masao Miyoshi and H.D. Harootunian, eds, Learning Places:The Afterlives of Area Studies Françoise Vergès

Alain Badiou, On Beckett David Cunningham

Henri Lefebvre, Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life Stuart Elden, Understanding Henri Lefebvre: Theory and the Possible Andrew Aitken


123 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 123 (Jan/Feb 2004) / Reviews

Eduardo Mendieta, ed., Latin American Philosophy: Currents, Issues, Debates Eugene Gogol, The Concept of Other in Latin American Liberation: Fusing Emancipatory Philosophic Thought and Social Revolt Fidel Castro, On Imperialist Globalization: Two Speeches Jon Beasley-Murray

Stathis Kouvelakis, Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx Joseph McCarney

Henri Lefebvre, The Urban Revolution David Cunningham

Ranjana Khanna, …


119 Reviews

by , , , , , and / RP 119 (May/Jun 2003) / Reviews

Kristin Ross, May ʼ68 and its Afterlives Daniel Bensaïd

Penelope Deutscher, A Politics of Impossible Difference:The Later Work of Luce Irigaray Monica Mookherjee

Henri Lefebvre, Critique of Everyday Life, Volume 2: Foundations for a Sociology of the Everyday Ben Highmore

Gaston Bachelard, The Formation of the Scientific Mind Nina Power

John McMurtry, Value Wars: The …


New geographies, old ontologies

Optimism of the intellect
by / RP 106 (Mar/Apr 2001) / Article


Philosophizing the everyday

The philosophy of praxis and the fate of cultural studies
by / RP 098 (Nov/Dec 1999) / Article

The following presents a genealogy and critique of the concept of the ʻeverydayʼ, looking at the philosophical, political and cultural conflicts and contexts which radically transformed its contents after the Russian Revolution from a term synonymous with the ʻdailyʼ and ʻcontingentʼ to one identifiable with the vicissitudes of cultural and social transformation and democratization. It …


Henri Lefebvre, 1901-1991

by / RP 060 (Spring 1992) / Obituary