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Debt society: Greece and the future of post-democracy

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

The passage from early to late modernity is generally associated with a gradual process of democratization, in both political and economic realms. Politically speaking, representative democracy has enjoyed an unprecedented global spread. In the West, especially, political and social rights seemed to have flourished until quite recently. Economically speaking, we have witnessed a ‘democratization of …

How can the aporia of the ‘European people’ be resolved?

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

The question that I deal with here is by no means a purely speculative one. It certainly evokes theoretical notions from different disciplines and from philosophy, but it does so because of a specific economy of circumstances, a crisis of economics, in a particular place (Greece), which happens to be at the origin of the …

170 Reviews

Books Reviewed:Jacques Rancière, The Politics of LiteratureJudith Butler, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor and Cornell West, The Power of Religion in the Public SphereClayton Crockett, Radical Political TheologyNiilo Kauppi,Radicalism in French CultureHeiko Schmid, Wolf-Dietrich Sahr and John Urry, eds., Cities and Fascination: Beyond the Surplus of MeaningAdrian Mackenzie, Wirelessness: Radical Empiricism in Network CultureEncarnación Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, Migration, Domestic Work and Affect: A Decolonial Approach on Value and the Feminization of LaborAndrew Kolin, State Power and Democracy: Before and During the Presidency of George W. Bush
by , , , , and / RP 170 (Nov/Dec 2011) / Reviews

Walter Benjamin and the Red Army Faction, Part 2

by / RP 153 (Jan/Feb 2009) / Article

Richard Rorty, 1931–2007

by / RP 146 (Nov/Dec 2007) / Obituary

An immanent transcendental

Foucault, Kant and critical philosophy
by / RP 141 (Jan/Feb 2007) / Article

‘The journalists of Jyllands-Posten are a bunch of reactionary provocateurs’

The Danish cartoon controversy and the self-image of Europe
by / RP 137 (May/Jun 2006) / Commentary

Nihilism and faith

Rose, Bernstein and the future of Critical Theory
by / RP 134 (Nov/Dec 2005) / Article

Ruptured formalism

The challenge of bioethics and the limits of moral formalism
by / RP 125 (May/Jun 2004) / Article

Remembering Adorno

by / RP 124 (Mar/Apr 2004) / Commentary

The paradox of ‘the people’

Cultural identity and European integration
by / RP 119 (May/Jun 2003) / Article

The current discussion of a future juridical structure for the European Union is turning into a quest for a new European political culture.1 Along with the discussion of the juridical structure an image of ʻEuropean valuesʼ is emerging, according to which the European continent comprises tolerant, democratic and peace-loving citizens. As well as being …

Globalization and modern philosophy

by / RP 119 (May/Jun 2003) / Article

Hans-Georg Gadamer, 1900–2002

by / RP 114 (Jul/Aug 2002) / Obituary

Constitutional state and democracy

On Jürgen Habermas’s Between Facts and Norms
by / RP 096 (Jul/Aug 1999) / Article

Recognition and resistance

Axel Honneth’s critical social theory
by / RP 094 (Mar/Apr 1999) / Article

Niklas Luhmann, 1927–1998

by / RP 094 (Mar/Apr 1999) / Obituary

Globalization and Exceptional Powers

The Erosion of Liberal Democracy
by / RP 093 (Jan/Feb 1999) / Article

A growing number of progressive intellectuals now claim that the transnational character of many present-day political tasks overwhelms the existing capacities of liberal democracy. The ongoing internationalization of capitalist production and financial markets, unparalleled movements of immigrants and refugees across borders, the spectre of ecological disaster: the global character of each of these problems allegedly …

Philosophy in Germany

by and / RP 089 (May/Jun 1998) / Article

The German as pariah

Karl Jaspers and the question of German guilt
by / RP 075 (Jan/Feb 1996) / Article

Charles Taylor, Strong Hermeneutics and the Politics of Difference

by / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Article