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Issue 122, June 2014

State of in/security Table of Contents: Articles: Contesting representation:  on democracy and representative government Matthias Lievens Abstract: Several authors have recently stressed the constitutive and ubiquitous nature of representation, which, as a result, can no longer be conceived as a relation between pre-existing entities. This has important consequences for democratic representation, traditionally thought in terms…

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Issue 121, April 2014

Big city blues   Table of Contents April 2014; 121 (1) Introduction: Big city blues Trevor Hogan and Julian Potter Abstract: The advent of the ‘mega’ or world city seems inseparable from the ambivalent and transient experience of modernity – the ideals of liberty, individuality, property, accelerating progress, and, for many, the realities of immobility,…

Digital-Media

Masterclass with Jonathan VanAntwerpen: The Immanent Frame, secularism studies, and interstitial spaces

What role might digital media play in reshaping the way that knowledge is produced, distributed, circulated, consumed, and refashioned? In this discussion, we will explore the possibilities associated with digital media through a series of reflections on the work of The Immanent Frame and related digital projects, exploring the dynamic relationship between these projects and…

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Issue 120, February 2014

The time(s) of our lives Guest editors: Miriam Bankovsky, Toula Nicolacopoulos and George Vassilacopoulos   Table of Contents Introduction: The time(s) of our lives: Contexts and critique Miriam Bankovsky,Toula Nicolacopoulos,and George Vassilacopoulos   Articles: Reason, power and history: Re-reading the Dialectic of Enlightenment Amy Allen This paper re-examines the relationship between power, reason and history…

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Issue 119, December 2013

This issue brings together several essays in different fields of inquiry, from German Idealism to biopolitics. While they may appear to be disparate in their focus, the themes of autonomy, freedom, and identity nevertheless emerge as a common basic problematic. Rundell ventures into the arcane world of Fichte’s Science of Knowledge to plumb its depths…