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31 Aug
2022

Crisis and Critique

Volume 9 / Issue 1, 31-08-2022

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: The Present of Poetry

by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

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Poets of the World Unite - with Philosophers, Against the Capitalist State

by Ali Alizadeh

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Ransom! Baudelaire and Distributive Injustice

by Emily Apter

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Rimbaud, Mandelstam, Pasolini. Or: When the Red Flag Must Become Lint Again

by Judith Balso

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The Poetry that Presents Itself

by Philippe Beck

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Poetic Image Now

by Victoria Bergstrom

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Césaire’s Claim: On the Retroactive Genesis of Free Verse

by Nathan Brown

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Poetry in Superposition: An Essay-Poem in Quantum Poetics

by Amy Catanzano

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Propositions on the Philosophical Nature of Poetry

by Alessandro De Francesco

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A Poem’s Gap

by Alex Garcia Düttmann and Juan Manuel Garrido

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The New Muses: The Poetic Vector of Civilization

by Mikhail Epstein

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In Praise of Bog

by Andrea Gadberry

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“down-to-earth (o very earthy) magic”: Nature, Objectivity and Folk Speech in Lorine Niedecker and Theodor W. Adorno

by Daniel Hartley

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Out of Control: Yeats & Frayn

by Carol Jacobs

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From Passion for the Real to Passion for Knowledge

by Jela Krecic

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Poetry Strikes Back

by Jean-Jacques Lecercle

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Badiou’s Own Mallarmé

by Pierre Macherey

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The Poet on Strike Against Society

by Jean-Claude Milner

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Lorna Dee Cervantes and the Art of Refugeeship

by Warren Montag

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Beyond All That Fiddle? Poetry and Poetics ‘After Theory’

by Christopher Norris

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Time is a Word in Celan

by Paul North

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China, Workers and Poetry in (post)Communism

by Claudia Pozzana

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Poetry: From the Heart or From Blood?

by Jean-Michel Rabate

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The Problem of Love and Distance in Anne Carson

by Rafael Saldanha

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Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson: Poetry is for Thought, Novels for Stories

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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Interview with Heather H. Yeung: Entlassen. Thinking with Poetry

by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

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Poems

Can You Read me?

by Reem Abbas

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Interglacial (Poems 2015-2021)

by Pierre Joris

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Apocalypse Waltz

by Philip Metres

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Rivercrossing

by Heather H. Yeung

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13 Dec
2021

Crisis and Critique

Volume 8 / Issue 2, 13-12-2021

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Hegel and the Philosophy of Right after 200 years

by Agon Hamza and Frank Ruda

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The Right of the Body: Hegel on Corporeity and Law

by Stefania Achella

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Conceptual Thought as Critique: Remarks on Hegel and Marx

by Andreas Arndt

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Why Read Hegel Now?

by Judith Butler

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“Beyond the Sphere of All Manufactured Things”: Reflections on Hegel’s Idea of the State

by Peter E. Gordon

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From the Split Between Society and Nature Towards a Concept of Socio-Natural Ropes

by Oliver Feltham

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The Actualization of Freedom

by Ethan Foore

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The Right to Implication

by Andrew Haas

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Capitalism’s Implants: A Hegelian Theory of Failed Revolutions

by Adrian Johnston

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Science of Spirit

by Kojin Karatani

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Hegel’s Double Anthropology: Anthropological Dimensions of the Theory of Sittlichkeit

by Jean-François Kervégan

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Keine Frau muss müssen? Hegel in the Time of MeToo

by Zdravko Kobe

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The State of Capital: Hegel’s Critique of Bourgeois Society

by Todd McGowan

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The Philosophy of Right/ Hegel at 250

by Jean Luc Nancy

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The Rabble and Its Constitution

by Emmanuel Nakamura

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Hegel's Project of Comprehending Social Life

by Frederick Neuhouser

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Changing the World of Spirit in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right

by Angelica Nuzzo

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Should Hegelian Political Philosophy Jettison the Absolute? Hegel’s Political Philosophy Two-hundred Years Later

by Terry Pinkard

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The Right and Wrongs of the Universal – Reading Notes on Hegel’s Philosophy of Right

by Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuhback

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Marx’s Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right

by Christoph Schuringa

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A “Transformative” Reading of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right?

by Ludwig Siep

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Right and Duty in Hegel – Restrictions of Freedom?

by Klaus Vieweg

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Hegelian History Interrupted

by Rocío Zambrana

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A Short Note on Hegel and the Exemplum of Christ

by Slavoj Žižek

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Interview with Robert Pippin: The Actuality of Hegel

by Catherine Malabou

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Interview with Catherine Malabou: New Directions in Hegelianism

by Robert Pippin

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09 Jul
2021

Crisis and Critique

Volume 8 / Issue 1, 09-07-2021

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Spinoza Today & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Nothing Matters: Skepticism, Spinoza, and Contemporary French Thought

by Jeffrey A. Bell

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Theologico-political power: Spinoza against Schmitt

by Marilena Chaui

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The Politics of Indignation: a Spinozist Perspective

by Miguel de Beistegui

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Perseverance, Power, and Eternity: Purely Positive Essence and Spinoza’s Naturalism

by Michael Della Rocca

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Imaginary projections. Spinoza, between Borges, Perón and Freud

by Mariana Gainza

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Spinoza’s Rationalist Materialism: A Contribution to the Critique of Contemporary Naturalism

by Pascale Gillot

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Thinking social mobility with Spinoza

by Chantal Jaquet

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“Sed de his satis”: Spinoza’s Famous Last Words

by Gregg Lambert

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Hegel or Spinoza: Return to a Journey

by Pierre Macherey

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Spinoza, Althusser, and the Question of Humanism

by Yitzhak Melamed

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Spinoza and the Materialism of the Letter

by Warren Montag

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Is it right to revolt? Spinoza, the multitude and insurrection

by Pierre-Francois Moreau

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‘Different Times are Not Simultaneous, but Successive’: Spinoza between Jacobi and Herder

by Vittorio Morfino

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The Specter of Spinozism: Malebranche, Arnauld

by Steven Nadler

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Spinoza, a Democrat or a Republican?

by Charles Ramond

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Preemptive Strikes (of a philosophical variety): Marx and Spinoza

by Jason Read

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Towards a Revolutionary Science

by Natalia Romé

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Ultimate Grounds, Political Power, Philosophical Intervention: Inheriting the Tractatus theologico-politicus

by Martin Saar

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“I dare not mutter a word”: Speech and Political Violence in Spinoza

by Hasana Sharp

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Un homme ivre d’immanence: Deleuze’s Spinoza and Immanence

by Jack Stetter

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Reading the Hebrew Bible with Canaanite Eyes: Spinoza on Land, Migration, and Conquest

by Ted Stolze

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On Damaged and Regenerating Life: Spinoza and Mentalities of Climate Catastrophe

by Dan Taylor

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A hedonist (and materialist) Spinoza. A cross-reading

by Maria Turchetto

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The Invention of Nihilism: Political Monism, Epicureanism, and Spinoza

by Dimitris Vardoulakis

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Spinoza and the Paradox of Constitutionalism

by Miguel Vatter

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On Desire: Spinoza in Anti-Oedipus

by Daniela Voss

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Configuring the scene of subjectivity, once again, and with Spinoza

by Caroline Williams

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POEM: Spinoza

by Christopher Norris

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Interview with Pierre Macherey, Spinoza Today

by Agon Hamza and Frank Ruda

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24 Nov
2020

Crisis and Critique

2020 - The Year of the Virus. SARS 2 / COVID 19

Volume 7 / Issue 3, 24-11-2020

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: 2020 – The Year of the Virus. SARS 2 / COVID 19 & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Living, Learning, Imagining in the Middle of the Crisis

by Étienne Balibar

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Security and Solidarity

by Andrea Cavalletti

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Morbus Anglicus; or, Pandemic, Panic, Pandaemonium

by Justin Clemens

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The Accomplice

by Alexander García Düttmann

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The Twofold Face of Immunity

by Roberto Esposito

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"Changing Life? Fortunes and Misfortunes of "Biopolitics" in the Age of Covid-19"

by Isabelle Garo

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The Interest of Breathing: Towards a Theory of Ecological Interest Formation

by Bue Rübner Hansen

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Art and True state of Emergency

by Wang Hui

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The Middle-Class Leviathan: Corona, the “Fascism” Blackmail, and the Defeat of the Working Class

by Elena Louisa Lange and Joshua Pickett-Depaolis

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The State in Times of Coronavirus: The pendulum of the "Illusory Community"

by Álvaro García Linera

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XV Theses on the Ecological Crisis and the Pandemia

by Michael Löwy

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Gas and Blas(t)

by Artemy Magun & Michael Marder

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Contagion: State of Exception or Erotic Excess? Agamben, Nancy, and Bataille

by Catherine Malabou

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The Mask of Universality: Politics in the Pandemic Response

by Todd McGowan

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Acceptable Deaths: Killing and Letting Die in the Covid-19 Conjuncture

by Warren Montag

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Still Too Human

by Jean-Luc Nancy

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Covid, Crisis, and the Materialist Critique of Value

by Nick Nesbitt

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Pandemic Economics

by Michael Roberts

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Excerpt from: The Ministry for the Future

by Kim Stanley Robinson

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The Normalization of Barbarism

by Natalia Romé

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Beyond the Necropolitics Principle: Suicidal State and Authoritarian Neoliberalism

by Vladimir Safatle

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Viral Encounter: Experiences, Lessons, and Options

by Göran Therborn

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Last Resorts: Jottings on the Pandemic State

by Alberto Toscano

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Contribution to the Critique of Political Organization: Outline of An Ongoing Research Project

by Gabriel Tupinambá et al

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Pandemonium Education – or a Teacher’s Manifesto Against “Social Distancing

by Raquel Varela & Roberto della Santa

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Homo Pandemicus: COVID ideology and panic consumption

by Fabio Vighi

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Covid is the New Orange…

by Sophie Wahnich

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Get Used to the Virus (and Forest Fires, and…)? No, Thanks!

by Slavoj Žižek

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Interview with Mladen Dolar: Dialectic at a Standstill? Hegel at the Times of COVID

by Agon Hamza and Frank Ruda

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22 Jul
2020

Crisis and Critique

Cinema

Volume 7 / Issue 2, 22-07-2020

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Cinema & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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“Who Do We Shoot?”: Capitalism and the Problem of Its Image

by Pietro Bianchi

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After Finitude It’s a Wonderful Life

by Rex Butler

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The Documentary Form and Lacan’s Four Discourses

by David Denny

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Defending Representation; or, Thinking the Paradox to the Limit

by Matthew Flisfeder

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“Repeating the Square: From Satisfaction to Jouissance”

by Jennifer Friedlander

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A Hand for Hitchcock

by Tom Gunning

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The End of Cinema as We Used to Know It: Or How a Medium Turned From a Promising Graduate Into an Old Folk

by Petra Kettl & Robert Pfaller

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In Defense of Happy Endings, or, Where Lies the Trap of Never-Ending Stories

by Jela Krečič

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Parasite and the Parallax of Social Relations Under Capitalism

by Sheila Kunkle

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Industry of Boredom: On the Discord between Cinematic Telos and Ethos

by Michael Kurtov

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Anger, grief, and dark humour: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as an ‘emotional hybrid’

by Tarja Laine

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The Object of Silent Cinema

by Todd McGowan

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Bacurau — on blood, maps and museums

by Patrícia Mourão de Andrade

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Animal filmicum: Notes on Some Scenes from Béla Tarr

by Peter Szendy

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Preston Sturges and The End of Laughter

by Alenka Zupančič

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Interview with Sophie Fiennes, Risk is the Holy Grail We Need to Hold Onto

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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Interview with Todd McGowan: Politics of Moviegoing

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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13 Jan
2020

Crisis and Critique

The Future of Europe

Volume 7 / Issue 1, 13-01-2020

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: The Future of Europe & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Seven Propositions Concerning Internationalism

by Judith Balso

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Le Dernier Metro. Europe on the Edge of the Abyss

by Riccardo Bellofiore & Francesco Garibaldo

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Europe at Weimar

by Franco “Bifo” Berardi

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Europe After Eurocentrism?

by Chiara Bottici & Benoit Challand

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Empire of Graveyards

by Joshua Clover

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Arriving on the Continent that Needs to be Named Again

by Oliver Feltham

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Is a European People Possible?

by Frédéric Lordon

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The Achrontic Function of Philosophy and Europe

by Vittorio Morfino

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Brexit Britain and Europe

by Michael Roberts

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Europe Endless: Crisis, Spirit and the End of Europe

by Benjamin Noys

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Is it Possible to Think Europe Beyond Capitalism?

by Alessandro Russo

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An Alliance of War and Peace: Europe and the Necessity of Diplomacy

by Alexander Stagnell

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The International State System after Neoliberalism: Europe between National Democracy and Supranational Centralization

by Wolfgang Streeck

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Race, Class, Tragedy. Nietzsche and the Fantasies of Europe

by Alberto Toscano

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Confronting Europe’s Failure

by Sophie Wahnich

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Which Idea of Europe is Worth Defending?

by Slavoj Žižek

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Interview with Albin Kurti: The Problem of Europe Today Are Its Small Ambitions

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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02 Apr
2019

Crisis and Critique

Lacan: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Politics

Volume 6, issue 1, 02-04-2019

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Lacan: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Politics, & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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On Psychoanalysis and Freedom: Lacan vs. Heidegger

by Richard Booth

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The Trojan Castle: Lacan and Kafka on Knowledge, Enjoyment, and the Big Other

by Lorenzo Chiesa

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Sophist's Choice

by Mladen Dolar

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The Forgetfulness of Ontology and the Metaphysical Tendencies of Contemporary Lacanism

by Christian Ingo Lenz Dunker

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The Argentinean Exception Proves the Rule

by Patricia Gherovici

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The Logic of Lacan’s Not-All

by Dominiek Hoens

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Lacan’s Endgame: Philosophy, Science, and Religion in the Final Seminars

by Adrian Johnston

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Spectral Psychoanalysis: the Nabokov Effect

by Sigi Jöttkandt

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The Lust for Power and the Logic of Enjoyment

by Todd McGowan

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Untreatable: The Freudian Act and its Legacy

by Tracy McNulty

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Political Considerations About Lacan’s Later Work

by Jean-Claude Milner

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Lacanizing Marxism: the Effects of Lacan in Readings of Marx and Marxist Thinkers

by David Pavón Cuéllar

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Lacan’s Homeric Laughter

by Jean-Michel Rabaté

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The For-All: Grappling With the Real of the Group

by Jelica Šumič

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“The pandora’s Box Has Been Opened": Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Politics After 2017

by Gabriel Tupinambá

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Lacan’s Answer to Alienation: Separation

by Paul Verhaeghe

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Genie out of the bottle: Lacan and the Loneliness of Global Capitalism

by Fabio Vighi

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Ibi Rhodus Ibi Saltus: Theology, Hegel, Lacan

by Slavoj Žižek

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Interview with Alenka Zupančič: Philosophy or Psychoanalysis? Yes, Please!

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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29 Nov
2018

Crisis and Critique

50 Years After May 68

Volume 5, issue 2, 29-11-2018

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: 50 Years After May 68, & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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The Double Heritage of Communism to Come. 1917-1968-2018

by Bini Adamczak

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1968-2018, or from the "revolution impossible" to the impossibility of revolution? Variations on the objet petit s

by Eric Alliez

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Scattered Notes on “May 68” And its interpretations

by Étienne Balibar

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The procedure of its Invention, the Construction of its Form, the Means of its Transmission

by A. J. Bartlett

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Topicality of May 68

by Daniel Blanchard

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Will it Happen Again? Boredom, Anxiety and the Peak of Human Evolution

by Franco “bifo” Berardi

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To Make the Long March Short: A Short Commentary on the Two Long Marches that Have Failed Their Emancipatory Promises

by Boris Buden

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1968 and the Cahiers pour l'analyse. Internal debates in the philosophy of concept: epistemology, formalization and anti-psychologism

by Pascale Gillot

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Lacanian Subversion: Psychoanalysis for the Post-Humanity Era

by Rodrigo Gonsalves and Ivan Estêvão

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Global 1968 Reconstructed in the Short Century

by Wang Hui

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Storming Language

by Jean-Jacques Lecercle

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Making Subjection Visible: The Materialist Effects of 1968

by Warren Montag

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May 68': Spacing

by Jean-Luc Nancy

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One or Two Melancholias? 1917, 1968 and the Question of Organisation

by Rodrigo Nunes

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October 2 is Not Forgotten! The History, Collective Memory and Transgenerational Perseverance of Mexican ’68

by David Pavón-Cuéllar

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Re-politicizing 68

by Jacques Rancière

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May ’68 – A Past That Never Was and a Future That Has Already Been Missed

by Serene Richards

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The Long 1960s and ‘The Wind From the West’

by Kristin Ross

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May ’68 and its Subject (some Philosophical Archives of a Revolution)

by Guillaume Sibertin-Blanc

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Interview with Karl-Heinz Dellwo: 68 – Aborted Liberation

by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

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15 Mar
2018

Crisis and Critique

Philosophy and Science

Volume 5, issue 1, 15-03-2018

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Philosophy and Science, & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Rethinking a Philosophical Way of Demarcating Science from Politics

by Sina Badiei

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Notes on the Equivalence Between Ontology and Mathematics

by Burhanuddin Baki

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“To be and not to be – that is the answer”: Paraconsistency and Dialetheism According to G. Priest

by Emmanuel Barot

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Concrete-in-Thought, Concrete-in-Act: Marx, Materialism and the Exchange Abstraction

by Ray Brassier

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As Fire Burns: Philosophy, Slavery, Technology

by Justin Clemens

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Science without Philosophy: The Case of Big Data

by Jean-Pierre Dupuy

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Whither the Transcendental?: Hegel, Analytic Philosophy, and the Prospects of a Realist Transcendentalism Today

by Adrian Johnston

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The System that Destroys Itself, or Greenberg’s Modernism & the Liar’s Paradox

by Juliette Kennedy & Michael Maizels

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Science, Language, and the “Truth of the Subject:” Lacan and Wittgenstein

by Paul Livingston

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Science, Philosophy, Literature

by Pierre Macherey

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Mark and Lack: Formalism as Fidelity

by Reza Naderi

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Problems and Pseudo-Problems in Althusserian Science

by Knox Peden

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Marxism, Science and Technology

by Katarina Peović Vuković

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Psychoanalysis, Science, and Worldviews

by Ed Pluth

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On Science and Philosophy

by Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

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For Theoreticism: Theoretical Practice and Philosophical Unconscious

by Natalia Romé

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The mismeasure of thought: Some notes on organization, scale and experimentation in politics and science

by Gabriel Tupinambá

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From Cognitive Mappings to Sheaves

by Yuan Yao

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An Interview with Catherine Malabou: Toward epigenetic philosophy

by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

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07 Nov
2017

Crisis and Critique

Bolshevik Revolution: One Hundred Years After

Volume 4, issue 2, 07-11-2017

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Bolshevik Revolution – 100 Years After, & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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On the Russian October Revolution of 1917

by Alain Badiou

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October 1917 After One Century

by Étienne Balibar

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Back to Zimmerwald: Rethinking Internationalism

by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

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From Berne to Yan’an: The Theoretical Breakthroughs of Lenin and Mao

by Roland Boer

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The Comrades of the Past: The Soviet Enlightenment Between Negation and Affirmation

by Maria Chehonadskih

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Lenin and the State of the Revolution

by Lorenzo Chiesa

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Desiring Alienation in Capitalism. Zeal to De-alienate in Socialism

by Keti Chukhrov

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The Subject of the Revolution

by Jodi Dean

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Tchevengour, the country of unreal communism - The October Revolution through the dialectical art of Andréï Platonov

by Isabelle Garo

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The Haunting of the October Revolution

by Jean-Jacques Lecercle

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Not Marx, Not Locke, But Hobbes: The Meaning of the Russian Revolution

by Lars T. Lih

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Introduction: Li Dazhdao and Bolshevism

by Claudia Pozzana

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The Victory of Bolshevism

by Li Dazhdao

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Wild times: From the 1917 Russian Revolution to the Revolution of our times

by Álvaro García Linera

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The Possibility of Revolution

by Christoph Menke

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Rereading October 1917

by Jean-Claude Milner

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The Legacies of the Russian Revolution: Power, Equality, Right

by Warren Montag

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Lenin and Electricity

by Jean-Luc Nancy

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Notes on the Critique of Revisionism: Lenin, Mao and Us

by Alessandro Russo

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A People’s Revolution: Democracy and Dictatorship in the Class Struggle

by Alan Shandro

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The Broken Music of the Revolution: Trotsky and Blok

by Alberto Toscano

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Interview with Slavoj Žižek: The Belated Actuality of Lenin

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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Short interviews:
Kevin B. Anderson
Michael Hardt
Esther Leslie
Christoph Menke
ymm+cö
Sophie Wahnich

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01 Mar
2017

Crisis and Critique

Hegel(‘s) Today

Volume 4, issue 1, 01-03-2017

Edited by Edited by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

Introduction: Hegel(‘s) Today, & F.Ruda

by by A.Hamza

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Hegel Political Theologian?

by Stefania Achella

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Hegel’s Master and Slave

by Alain Badiou

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The Future of Hegelian Metaphysics

by John W. Burbidge

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Hegel’s Big Event

by Andrew Cole

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Being and MacGuffin

by Mladen Dolar

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Hegel Amerindian: For a non-Identitarian Concept of Identification in Psychoanalysis

by Christian Ingo Lenz Dunker

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On Threat

by Andrew Haas

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Hegel and Picture-Thinking, or, an Episode in the History of Allegory

by Fredric Jameson

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Holding Lenin Together: Hegelianism and Dialectical Materialism—A Historical Excursus

by Adrian Johnston

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Normative Rationality: Hegelian Drive

by Jean-François Kervégan

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Substance Subjectivized

by Zdravko Kobe

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Hegel and the Present

by Pierre Macherey

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Learning to Love the End of History: Freedom Through Logic

by Todd McGowan

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The Germ of Death: Purposive Causality in Hegel

by Gregor Moder

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Ethical Form in the External State: Bourgeois, Citizens and Capital

by Terry Pinkard

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Hegel on Social Pathology: The Actuality of Unreason

by Robert B. Pippin

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The Absolute Plasticity of Hegel’s Absolutes

by Borna Radnik

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Hegel and the Possibility of a New Idealism

by Jure Simoniti

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Freedom and Universality: Hegel’s Republican Conception of Modernity

by Michael J. Thompson

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Freedom is Slavery

by Oxana Timofeeva

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The politics of Alienation and Separation: From Hegel to Marx... and Back

by Slavoj Žižek

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Hegel and Freud: Between Aufhebung and Verneinung

by Alenka Zupančič

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Interview with Fredric Jameson: Hegel, Ideology, Contradiction

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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16 Nov
2016

Crisis and Critique

Critique of Political Economy

Volume 3, issue 3, 16-11-2016

Edited by Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

Introduction by & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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A Marxian Critique of Neoclassical Economics’ Reliance on Shadows of Capital’s Constitutive Social Forms

by Dennis Badeen & Patrick Murray

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Marx after Hegel: Capital as totality and the centrality of production

by Riccardo Bellofiore

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Capital: A Critical Theory?

by Jacques Bidet

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The Beast and the Universal: Hegel's Critique of Political Economy

by Ivan Boldyrev

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The "Capital " after the MEGA: Discontinuities, Interruptions and New Beginnings

by Michael Heinrich

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How to Read Capital in the Twenty-First Century

by Campbell Jones

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Capital as Spirit

by Kojin Karatani

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Creativity vs. Unskilled Labour: Kant on Class Struggle

by Ognian Kassabov

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How Not to Evaluate the Relevance of Marx’s Capital

by Andrew Kliman

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The Critique of Political Economy and the 'New Dialectic': Marx, Hegel and the Problem of Christopher J. Arthur's 'Homology Thesis'

by Elena Louisa Lange

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The Economic Catastrophe as a Passionate Event

by Frédéric Lordon

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Marx’s Destruction of the Inner World: from the Colonial Internalisation of the Psyche to the Critique of the Psychological Roots of Political Economy

by David Pavón Cuéllar

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Radicalizing the Root: The Return of Philosophical Anthropology to the Critique of Political Economy

by Jason Read

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Mapping the Abstract Essence of Concrete Existence: An Analysis of the Privative Form of Value, an Overdetermined Category

by Frank Smecker

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Journeying on the Roads Not Taken: The Possessive Individual, the Commons and Marx

by Massimiliano Tomba

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Economic crises, historical regression and social conflicts: an essay

by Raquel Varela and Valério Arcary

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Capitalist Bulimia: Lacan on Marx and crisis

by Fabio Vighi

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The ‘Ideal Total Capitalist’: On the State-Form in the Critique of Political Economy

by Gavin Walker

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Phenomenology of Value: Badiou and Marx

by Yuan Yao

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Can One Exit from The Capitalist Discourse Without Becoming a Saint?

by Slavoj Žižek

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Interview with Moishe Postone: That Capital has limits does not mean that it will collapse

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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Notes on Contributors

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05 Sep
2016

Crisis and Critique Special issue

Politics and Melancholia

Volume 3, issue 2, 05-09-2016

Edited by Edited by Justin Clemens & Dominiek Hoens

Politics and Melancholia:Introduction by & Dominiek Hoens

by Justin Clemens

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Melancholia and Destruction: Brushing Walter Benjamin’s “Angel of History” Against the Grain

by Sami Khatib

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Hypochondria and Its Discontents, or, the Geriatric Sublime

by Rebecca Comay

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Controlled Melancholy: How to Purely Love Political Power

by Marc De Kesel

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The King is Tired. A Few Notes About Politics, Theatre and Melancholy

by Karel Vanhaesebrouck

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Small Anatomy of Political Melancholy

by Lieven De Cauter

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The Failed Politician Melancholia, Crisis and Political Agency

by Klaas Tindemans

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Notes on a Deleuzean Theory of Melancholia: Object, Cinema, World

by Jon Roffe

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Black Bile/Pale Fire: Benjaminian Allegory and Nabokovian Melancholy

by Sigi Jöttkandt

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Melancholegalism: Black Letter Theory and the Temporality of Law

by Peter Goodrich

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The Happy Melancholic

by Alexi Kukuljevic

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29 Mar
2016

Crisis and Critique

Stalin: what does the name stand for?

Volume 3, issue 1, 29-03-2016

Edited by Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

Introduction, by & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Who is Stalin, What is he?

by Lars T. Lih

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Stalin and Hitler: Twin Brothers or Mortal Enemies?

by Domenico Losurdo

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A Thought on Stalin Beginning From Lenin

by Judith Balso

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The Prince and the Revolutionary

by Jean-Claude Milner

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Reflections on the Meaning of Stalinism

by Paul LeBlanc

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A Materialist Doctrine of Good and Evil: Stalin’s Revision of Marxist Anthropology

by Roland Boer

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Comrade Hegel: Absolute Spirit Goes East

by Evgeny V. Pavlov

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Staline selon Varlam Chalamov

by Cécile Winter

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Egalitarian Inventions and Political Symptoms: A Reassessment of Mao’s Statements on the “Probable Defeat”

by Alessandro Russo

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Sovereignty and Deviation: Notes on Sartre’s Critique of Dialectical Reason Vol 2

by Alberto Toscano

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Stalin Beyond Stalin: A Paradoxical Hypothesis of Communism by Alexandre Kojève and Boris Groys

by Alexei Penzin

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Tracing Radical Subjectivity contra Stalinism, and Why This Takes Us to Fanon

by Saroj Giri

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Cromwell, Robespierre, Stalin (and Lenin?): Must Revolution Always Mean Catastrophe?

by Bill Bowring

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“No, it is not true!”: Stalin and the Question of Materialist Science of Language

by Samo Tomšič

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A Left-Wing Historical Revisionism: Studying the Conflicts of the Twentieth Century After the Crisis of Anti-Fascist Paradigm

by Stefano G. Azzarà

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On the Organisation of Defeats

by Agon Hamza & Gabriel Tupinambá

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Marxism-Leninism Teaches that the People are the Creators of History

by Enver Hoxha

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23 Nov
2015

Crisis and Critique

Reading Capital and For Marx: 50 years later

Volume 2, issue 2, 23-11-2015

Edited by Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

Introduction, by & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Althusser and “Communism”

by Étienne Balibar

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Althusser’s Best Tricks

by Robert Pfaller

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Celebrating Althusser’s Legacy

by Fernanda Navarro

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The Interpellated Subject: Beyond Althusser and Butler

by Jacques Bidet

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The Concept of Structural Causality in Althusser

by Vittorio Morfino

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What Colour is Theoreticism? Faust Reading Althusser

by Natalia Romé

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On Althusser on Science, Ideology, and the New, or Why We Should Continue to Read Reading Capital

by Geoff Pfeifer

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Is There Less Bullshit in For Marx than in Reading Capital?

by William Lewis

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Althusserianism and Value-form Theory: Rancière, Althusser and the Question of Fetishism

by Panagiotis Sotiris

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Althusser and the Problem of Historical Individuality

by Ted Stolze

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Humanity, That Sickness: Louis Althusser and The Helplessness of Psychoanalysis

by Adrian Johnston

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Fidelity that is not Interpellation: Reading Althusser’s Misreadings

by Agon Hamza

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On Althusser

by Roger Establet

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Interview with Pierre Macherey

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda

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09 Feb
2015

Crisis and Critique

Politics and Theology Today

Volume 2, issue 1, 09-02-2015

Edited by Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

Introduction, by & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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1)Some Thoughts on the Divine Ex-istence

by Slavoj Žižek

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Confucius and Chairman Mao: Towards a Study of Religion and Chinese Marxism

by Roland Boer

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Psychoanalysis, Religion, Love

by Lorenzo Chiesa

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What is Left to Imagine: The Privation of the Absolute

by Felix Ensslin

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A prolegomena to an Emancipatory Reading of Islam

by Sead Zimeri

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What Christians need no longer defend: The political stakes of considering antinomianism as central to the practice and history of theology

by ColDickinson

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Revisiting a Marxist Encounter with Spinoza: Alexandre Matheron on Militant Reason and The Intellectual Love of God

by Ted Stolze

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Political Theology and Comedy: Žižek through Rose Tinted Glasses

by Marcus Pound

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The Comedy of the Great Depression: On Chaplin’s Modern Times

by Simon Hajdini

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Hegelian Christology: From Kojève to Žižek

by Gabriel Tupinambá

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Fichte in Reverse: From Onto-theology to Materialist Ontology

by Lidija Šumah

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The Problem of Evil and the Problem of Legitimacy: On the Roots Future of Political Theology

by Adam Kotsko

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Mysticism as Radical Political Action

by Catherine Tomas

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Spirit and Utopia: (German) Idealism as Political Theology

by Kirill Chepurin

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Romanticism, Marxism and Religion in the “Principle of Hope” of Ernst Bloch

by Michael Löwy

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Review Articles

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J.Read: Initiation a la philosophie pour les non-philosophes, by Louis Althusser

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30 Jul
2014

Crisis and Critique, n.3

CRISIS TODAY

Volume 1, Issue 3, 30-07-2014

Edited by Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza

Introduction, by & Agon Hamza

by Frank Ruda

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Answer’s to Today’s Crisis: A Leninist View

by Slavoj Žižek

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What Does Theory Become? The Humanities, Politics, and Philosophy (1970-2010): Reflections and Propositions

by Étienne Balibar

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Contemporary Thought and the Crisis of Negation

by Jelica Šumič

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How do we recognize strong critique?

by Paul Livingston

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The Ideology of Life and the Necessity of its Critique

by Jan Völker

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The function of philosophy and the crisis of Marxism

by Agon Hamza

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How to Act As If One Were Not Free: A Contemporary Defense of Fatalism

by Frank Ruda

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The Barriers to a Critical Comedy

by Todd McGowan

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Capitalism and Repetition: Marx and Lacan

by Simon Hajdini

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The Idea of the Passe: Critique and Construction in Psychoanalytic Thinking

by Gabriel Tupinambá

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The Singular Invariant: On the dialectic which is not in Alain Badiou,

by A. J. Bartlett

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Freeing Althusser from Spinoza:

by A Reconsideration of Structural Causality

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Hegel or Spinoza: Substance, Subject, and Critical Marxism

by Ted Stolze

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Where to Start?: Robert Pippin, Slavoj Žižek, and the True Beginning(s) of Hegel’s System

by Adrian Johnston

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Review Articles

P.Sotiris: Althusser and His Contemporaries, by Warren Montag

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I.Boldyrev: The Privatisation of Hope: Ernst Bloch and the Future of Utopia, ed. by P.Thompson

by and S.Žižek

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14 Jun
2014

SPECIAL EDITION

Volume 1, Issue 2, 14-06-2014

Edited by Edited by Acheronta Movebo

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Towards a New Thinking of the Absolute

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Politics, Subjectivity and Cosmological Antinomy:

by Kant, Badiou and Žižek

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Discontent, Suffering and Symptom: Reading Lacanian Diagnostics through Amerindian Perspectivism

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Psychoanalysis as Labor: an impossible profession and the Marxist conception of labor

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The 21st Century Dawns with a Chance

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Entlassen. Remarks on Hegel, Sacrifice and Liberation

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Real Abstraction and the Autonomization of Value

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Conditions

Serialism as Simulacrum

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What is missing/ What is coming

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The Analysis and the Presentation of Marc Lachièze-Rey’s ‘Traveling in the Time: The modern physics and the temporality’

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14 Jun
2014

DEMOCRACY AND REVOLUTION

Volume 1, Issue 1, 14-06-2014

Edited by Edited by Henrik Jøker Bjerre & Agon Hamza

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Editorial note H.J.Bjerre & A.Hamza

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The Impasses of Today’s Radical Politics

by Slavoj Žižek

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Socialist Democracy with Chinese Characteristics

by Roland Boer

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The Indignant of the Earth

by Frank Ruda

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Democracy and revolution on the Internet

by Katarina Peović Vuković

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Alain Badiou and the aporia of democracy within generic communism

by Panagiotis Sotiris

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Climate Crisis, Ideology, and Collective Action

by Ted Stolze

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Lacan and Rational Choice

by Yuan Yao

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Redemptive Revolutions: The Political Hermeneutics of Walter Benjamin

by Nicolai Krejberg Knudsen

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The Necessity of Philosophy

by Srdjan Cvjetičanin

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What is a Party a part of?

by Gabriel Tupinambá

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Communism is Wrong

by Jana Tsoneva

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The Jews and the Zionists; The Story of a Reversal

by Sina Badiei

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Review Articles

Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism, by Adrian Johnston

by H.J.Bjerre

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From Myth to Symptom: the case of Kosovo, by S. Žižek & A.Hamza

by C.Crockett

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Enjoying What We Don’t Have: The Political Project of Psychoanalysis, by Todd McGowan

by D.Tutt

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Badiou and the Philosophers, ed.T.Tho & G.Bianco

by A.Ryder

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Notes on Contributors

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