What Makes Critical Theory Critical?

What Makes Critical Theory IC riticaI’? Joseph McCarney The toplc of this paper is the project of a critlcal theory of society. It considers that project in the form it takes in the work of its best known exponents, the theorists of the socalled ‘Frankfurt School’. The main question to be answered is the question […]

Anti-Moralism

Anll·MoJlallsm Peter Binns Marx, Tony Skillen correctly tells us, spoke with contempt of morality while at the same time condemning capitalism as an utterly evil system. ‘Why is this attack on capitalism reconcilable with the rejection of “the moral point of view”?’ Tony asks. His answer is: ‘Because morality is one of the (real) evils […]

Playing the code

Playing the code Allegories of control in Civilization Alexander R. Galloway With the progressive arrival of new media over the last century or so there appears a sort of lag time, call it the ʻthirty-year ruleʼ, starting from the invention of a medium and ending at its ascent to proper and widespread functioning in culture […]