David Pickus (ASU): Did Somebody Evade Totalitarianism? On the Intellectual Escapism of Slavoj Zizek. Mark S. Dolson (UWO): On Benjamin’s Temporality of Crisis, Foucault’s Subjugated Knowledges and their Import in Theorising Revitalisation Movements: A Critical Theoretical Examination. Simon Cooper (Monash): Regulating Hybrid Monsters? The Limits of Latour and Actor Network Theory. Michael Marder (Saskatchewan): Reclaiming the Lifeworld: Toward an Ontology of Political Will. From the inaugural issue of Decalages, Filippo Del Lucchese (Occidental): On the Emptiness of an Encounter: Althusser’s Reading of Machiavelli; and a review of Louis Althusser and the Traditions of French Marxism by William S. Lewis. A review of After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency by Quentin Meillassoux. From TPM, a review of Derrida, An Egyptian: On the Problem of the Jewish Pyramid, God’s Zeal: The Battle of the Three Monotheisms, and Terror from the Air by Peter Sloterdijk. More on Heidegger: The Introduction of Nazism into Philosophy by Emmanuel Faye. The bread of justice must be baked by the people: An essay on Slavoj Zizek’s failed encounter with Leninism. Neil Turnbull (NTU): On Left Spinozism: "The New Spinozism is itself radically insufficient and at best only supplements existing modes of theoretical critique". Nicolas Bourriaud reacts to Jacques Ranciere’s claim that his "esthetique relationelle" is little more than a moral revival in the arts. A review of Jacques Ranciere: History, Politics, Aesthetics. From Naked Punch, an interview with Jacques Ranciere on the politics of aesthetics; an essay on Franz Fanon; and why should Badiou, Zizek et al feel the need to be encumber themselves with theosophy? Meet Alan Sokal, the man who dropped a bomb on postmodernism.

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