The inaugural issue of Stasis is out, on the politics of negativity. Jessica Whyte (Western Sydney): The King Reigns but He Doesn't Govern: Thinking Sovereignty and Government with Agamben, Foucault and Rousseau. Nathan Coombs (Edinburgh): William Connolly's Ontology of the Event: Strong Emergence and the Programmatic Paradox. Michael Dillon (Lancaster): Afterlife: Living Death to Political Spirituality. Amit Pinchevski (HUJ): Levinas as a Media Theorist: Toward an Ethics of Mediation. John Russon (Guelph): Haunted by History: Merleau-Ponty, Hegel and the Phenomenology of Pain. Hannah Markley (Emory): Derrida's No(i)se. Predrag Milidrag (Belgrade): Platonism, Cartesianism and Hegel’s Thought in The Matrix Trilogy. From LARB, discussing "Spheres" and beyond: Tom Boellstorff interviews Peter Sloterdijk on Satan at the center and double rhizomes. Horatia Muir-Watt reviews Utilitarian Biopolitics by Anne Brunon-Ernst. Why read Althusser today? The introduction to Althusser and His Contemporaries: Philosophy’s Perpetual War by Warren Montag. Beyond the good: Daniel Tutt interviews Todd McGowan, author of Enjoying What We Don’t Have: A Psychoanalytic Politics. The Stiegler Problem: Roberto Terrosi on technics, philosophical anthropology and critical thinking in a post-ideological society. Subalternists scrutinized: Michael Levien reviews Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital by Vivek Chibber. Does Deleuze's play render stupidity harmless? Fred Landers investigates. You can download The Sublime Object of Ideology (1989) and download For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor (1991) by Slavoj Zizek.

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