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81. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 21 > Issue: 1
Thomas Klikauer Philosophy, Capitalism, Individualism, and History: Under Review: History and Obstinacy, by Alexander Kluge and Oskar Negt
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82. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 21 > Issue: 1
Richard Schmitt New Questions without a New Art
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83. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 21 > Issue: 1
Contributors
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84. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Harry van der Linden Editor's Introduction
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85. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
John Harfouch The Arab that Cannot be Killed: An Orientalist Logic of Genocide
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This paper argues that certain orientalist writings authorize the genocide of Arab peoples precisely by establishing the conditions for the impossibility of Arab death. Of particular import to this analysis is the nineteenth century philological work of famed orientalist Ernest Renan, who argues that Arabs are psychically inorganic because their language has never demonstrated the organic historical development characteristic of European peoples. The historico-logical impossibility of killing Arab peoples is essential not only if philosophers are going to grasp the rationale of the ongoing and often casual murder of Arabs, but also if scholars of race hope to comprehend the specificities of biopolitical racism, orientalizing racism, historical racism, animalizing racism, and so on.
86. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Jess M. Otto Derrick Bell’s Paradigm of Racial Realism: An Overlooked and Underappreciated Theorist
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This article aims to introduce Bell’s work to philosophical audiences while also presenting his work for consideration within our contemporary discussions of race and racism. Bell’s contributions to our understanding of race have gone largely unnoticed, and that those who consider themselves philosophers of race are unfamiliar with the contributions of the intellectual father of Critical Race Theory is not only a failure of intellectual scholarship, but it is also a missed opportunity to take seriously the claims of a legal, political, and philosophical titan. The first section of this paper seeks to present Bell’s paradigm of racial realism and its constituent components. The second section explores what has led to Bell’s near complete exclusion from the discipline of philosophy, and philosophy of race specifically. The third section addresses the contributions that Bell’s theories can make to our contemporary discussions of race within the discipline of philosophy.
87. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Gregory Fernando Pappas The Limitations and Dangers of Decolonial Philosophies: Lessons from Zapatista Luis Villoro
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In this essay I pay homage to one of the most important but neglected philosophers of liberation in Latin America, Luis Villoro, by considering what possible lessons we can learn from his philosophy about how to approach injustices in the Americas. Villoro was sympathetic to liberatory-leftist philosophies but he became concerned with the direction they took once they grew into philosophical movements centered on shared beliefs or on totalizing theories that presume global explanatory power. These movements became vulnerable to extremes or vices that undermine their liberatory promise. I examine some of these worrying tendencies among that body of literature roughly described as “decolonial thought” (e.g., Enrique Dussel, Walter Mignolo). After a concise presentation of Villoro and the decolonial turn, I consider four dangers that this new liberatory-leftist movement faces and why Villoro should be a significant voice as the decoloniality debate moves forward.
88. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Shelley M. Park Polyamory Is to Polygamy as Queer Is to Barbaric?
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This paper critically examines the ways in which dominant poly discourses position polyamorists among other queer and feminist-friendly practices while setting polygamists outside of those practices as the heteronormative and hyper-patriarchal antithesis to queer kinship. I begin by examining the interlocking liberal discourses of freedom, secularism and egalitarianism that frame the putative distinction between polyamory and polygamy. I then argue that the discursive antinomies of polyamory/polygamy demarcate a distinction that has greater affective resonance than logical validity—an affective resonance, moreover, that is built on neocolonial framings of polygamy as barbaric and idealizations of polyamory that whitewash its practices.
89. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
John-Patrick Schultz Social Acceleration and the New Politics of Time
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Critical theory has recently charted the rise of an unprecedented wave of social acceleration transforming Western capitalism. Within that body of work, a tendency has emerged to frame this new temporality as a stable structure lacking in the possibility for visions of alternatives, let alone for substantive revolt or challenge. This essay argues that recent struggles like Occupy and 15-M experimented with an alternative, utopian temporality that challenged and disrupted acceleration, revealing the latter to be prone to generating and expanding the conditions of temporal struggle. Acceleration is therefore unstable, and cannot be adequately understood apart from its increasing cultivation of visions of and experiments in other temporalities.
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90. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Harry van der Linden Trump, Populism, Fascism, and the Road Ahead
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91. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Brandon Absher McCarthyism and the Making of American Philosophy
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92. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Peter Amato Ethics, Politics, and Social Existence
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93. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Yuanfang Dai The Intersection of Chinese Philosophy and Gender
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94. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Elisabeth Paquette Engaging Badiou’s Dialectics in Black
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95. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Charles Reitz The Critical University as Radical Project
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96. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Michael Reno Suffering and the Messianic
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97. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Jameliah Shorter-Bourhanou Reimagining the Impossible in Africana Philosophy
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98. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 2
Contributors
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99. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 1
Andrew T. Lamas Losing Well: Make America Radical Again
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The concept of “losing well” is introduced and defined as radical praxis of the Left that catalyzes social democracy, stimulates critical consciousness, and develops counterformations of solidarity for struggle in the nonrevolutionary situation. Walter Benjamin’s idea of amazement is interpreted as a personal praxis for self-critique and critical awareness. Herbert Marcuse’s conception of the one-dimensional society is interpreted as a society organized for maintaining the nonrevolutionary situation—the “society without opposition.” My own view is that Marcuse was trying to develop a theory of revolution for the nonrevolutionary situation. This is the introductory essay for the second of two special issues of Radical Philosophy Review marking the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of one of the twentieth century’s most provocative, subversive, and widely read works of radical theory—Marcuse’s One-Dimensional Man, which we now reassess to contribute to the liberation theories of our time. A summary of each of the articles featured in this special issue is also provided.
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100. Radical Philosophy Review: Volume > 20 > Issue: 1
Peter Marcuse Marcuse’s Concept of Dimensionality: A Political Interpretation
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The title of Herbert Marcuse’s famous book One-Dimensional Man implies the existence of one or more other dimensions beyond the one-dimensional. This essay theorizes two alternative and opposing dimensions—utopia and barbarism—and perhaps a fourth, the aesthetic dimension. This expanded treatment of the concept of dimensionality may be useful for generating theory and informing praxis in the struggle for liberation.