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05 Sept
2016

Crisis and Critique
Special issue

Politics and Melancholia

Volume 3, issue 2, 05-09-2016

Edited by Justin Clemens & Dominiek Hoens



Politics and Melancholia:Introduction by Justin Clemens & Dominiek Hoens PDF



Table of Contents

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

by Sami Khatib PDF

Hypochondria and Its Discontents, or, the Geriatric Sublime

by Rebecca Comay PDF


Controlled Melancholy: How to Purely Love Political Power

by Marc De Kesel PDF

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

by Karel Vanhaesebrouck PDF

Small Anatomy of Political Melancholy

by Lieven De Cauter PDF

The Failed Politician Melancholia, Crisis and Political Agency

by Klaas Tindemans PDF

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

by Jon Roffe PDF

Bile/Pale Fire: Benjaminian Allegory and Nabokovian Melancholy

by Sigi Jöttkandt PDF

Melancholegalism: Black Letter Theory and the Temporality of Law

by Peter Goodrich PDF

The Happy Melancholic

by Alexi Kukuljevic PDF

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29 March
2016

Crisis and Critique

Stalin: what does the name stand for?

Volume 3, issue 1, 29-03-2016

Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza



Introduction, by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza PDF



Table of Contents

Who is Stalin, What is he?

by Lars T. Lih PDF

Stalin and Hitler: Twin Brothers or Mortal Enemies?

by Domenico Losurdo PDF


A Thought on Stalin Beginning From Lenin

by Judith Balso PDF

The Prince and the Revolutionary

by Jean-Claude Milner PDF

Reflections on the Meaning of Stalinism

by Paul LeBlanc PDF

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

by Roland Boer PDF

Comrade Hegel: Absolute Spirit Goes East

by Evgeny V. Pavlov PDF

Staline selon Varlam Chalamov

by Cécile Winter PDF

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

by Alessandro Russo PDF

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

by Alberto Toscano PDF

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

by Alexei Penzin PDF

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

by Saroj Giri PDF

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

by Bill Bowring PDF

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

by Samo Tomšič PDF

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

by Stefano G. Azzarà PDF

On the Organisation of Defeats

by Agon Hamza & Gabriel Tupinambá PDF

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

by Enver Hoxha PDF

Notes on Contributors PDF

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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 Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza



Introduction, by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza PDF



Table of Contents

Althusser and “Communism”

by Étienne Balibar PDF

Althusser’s Best Tricks

by Robert Pfaller PDF


Celebrating Althusser’s Legacy

by Fernanda Navarro PDF

The Interpellated Subject: Beyond Althusser and Butler

by Jacques Bidet PDF

The Concept of Structural Causality in Althusser

by Vittorio Morfino PDF

What Colour is Theoreticism? Faust Reading Althusser

by Natalia Romé PDF

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

by Geoff Pfeifer PDF

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

by William Lewis PDF

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

by Panagiotis Sotiris PDF

Althusser and the Problem of Historical Individuality

by Ted Stolze PDF

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

by Adrian Johnston PDF

Fidelity that is not Interpellation: Reading Althusser’s Misreadings

by Agon Hamza PDF

On Althusser

by Roger Establet PDF

Interview with Pierre Macherey

by Agon Hamza & Frank Ruda PDF

Note to Contributors PDF

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09 Feb
2015

Crisis and Critique

Politics and Theology Today

Volume 2, issue 1, 2015-02-09

Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza



Introduction, by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza PDF



Table of Contents

1)Some Thoughts on the Divine Ex-istence

by Slavoj Žižek PDF

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

by Roland Boer PDF


Psychoanalysis, Religion, Love

by Lorenzo Chiesa PDF

What is Left to Imagine: The Privation of the Absolute

by Felix Ensslin PDF

A prolegomena to an Emancipatory Reading of Islam

by Sead Zimeri PDF

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

by Colby Dickinson PDF

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

by Ted Stolze PDF

Political Theology and Comedy: Žižek through Rose Tinted Glasses

by Marcus Pound PDF

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

by Simon Hajdini PDF

Hegelian Christology: From Kojève to Žižek

by Gabriel Tupinambá PDF

Fichte in Reverse: From Onto-theology to Materialist Ontology

by Lidija Šumah PDF

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

by Adam Kotsko PDF

Mysticism as Radical Political Action

by Catherine Tomas PDF

Spirit and Utopia: (German) Idealism as Political Theology

by Kirill Chepurin PDF

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

by Michael Löwy PDF

Review Articles PDF

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

Note to Contributors PDF

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30 July
2014

Crisis and Critique, n.3

CRISIS TODAY

Volume 1, Issue 3, 2014

Edited by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza



Introduction, by Frank Ruda & Agon Hamza PDF



Table of Contents

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

Slavoj Žižek PDF

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

Étienne Balibar PDF


Contemporary Thought and the Crisis of Negation

Jelica Šumič PDF

How do we recognize strong critique?

Paul Livingston PDF

The Ideology of Life and the Necessity of its Critique

Jan Völker PDF

The function of philosophy and the crisis of Marxism

Agon Hamza PDF

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

Frank Ruda PDF

The Barriers to a Critical Comedy

Todd McGowan PDF

Capitalism and Repetition: Marx and Lacan

Simon Hajdini PDF

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

Gabriel Tupinambá PDF

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

A. J. Bartlett PDF

Freeing Althusser from Spinoza:

A Reconsideration of Structural Causality

Ed Pluth PDF

Hegel or Spinoza: Substance, Subject, and Critical Marxism

Ted Stolze PDF

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

Adrian Johnston PDF

Review Articles

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

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

and S.Žižek PDF

Note to Contributors PDF

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14 June
2014

SPECIAL EDITION

Volume 1, Issue 2, 2014

Edited by Acheronta Movebo



Contributors:


Sina Badiei

Alain Badiou

Raúl Cerdeiras

Christian Ingo Lenz Dunker

Kenneth LaFave

Paul Livingston

Martin López

Frank Ruda

Gabriel Tupinambá



Table of Contents


Editorial note PDF



Rings



Towards a New Thinking of the Absolute PDF

Politics, Subjectivity and Cosmological Antinomy:

Kant, Badiou and Žižek PDF

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

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

The 21st Century Dawns with a Chance PDF

Entlassen. Remarks on Hegel, Sacrifice and Liberation PDF

Real Abstraction and the Autonomization of Value PDF

Conditions

Serialism as Simulacrum PDF

What is missing/ What is coming PDF

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

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14 June
2014

DEMOCRACY AND REVOLUTION

Volume 1, Issue 1, 2014

Edited by Henrik Jøker Bjerre & Agon Hamza



Table of Contents


Editorial note PDF
H.J.Bjerre & A.Hamza

The Impasses of Today’s Radical Politics

Slavoj Žižek PDF

Socialist Democracy with Chinese Characteristics

Roland Boer PDF

The Indignant of the Earth

Frank Ruda PDF

Democracy and revolution on the Internet

Katarina Peović Vuković PDF

Alain Badiou and the aporia of democracy within generic communism

Panagiotis Sotiris PDF

Climate Crisis, Ideology, and Collective Action

Ted StolzePDF

Lacan and Rational Choice

Yuan YaoPDF

Redemptive Revolutions: The Political Hermeneutics of Walter Benjamin

Nicolai Krejberg KnudsenPDF

The Necessity of Philosophy

Srdjan Cvjetičanin PDF

What is a Party a part of?

Gabriel TupinambáPDF

Communism is Wrong

Jana TsonevaPDF

The Jews and the Zionists; The Story of a Reversal

Sina BadieiPDF



REVIEW ARTICLES:


Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism, by Adrian Johnston

by H.J.Bjerre PDF

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

by C.Crockett PDF

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

by D.Tutt PDF

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

by A.Ryder PDF

Notes on Contributors PDF

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