Category: Politics & Society

10 November, 2014

Harry Stopes

The Elephant in the Room

Stopes contends that Niven's latest is a sequel to Folk Opposition, looking at the politics behind Oasis's first album.


4 November, 2014

Emi Jozuka

When The Image Bled Onto The Body



24 October, 2014

Weekly Round-Up: Evil Politicians, Sublime Composers, Intellectual Cowards, Queer Writers, Royal Essayists, Empowered Theorists



8 July, 2014

Rosie Lavan

Dangerous To Put Into Words



30 June, 2014

Nathan Pinkoski

Revising the Reading of Aristotle

The greatest feature of Pangle’s commentary is that it has brought an interpretative approach into a wider conversation.


16 June, 2014

Ardevan Yaghoubi

Something Fishy: the Politics of Human Rights History

Compared with Melville’s Moby Dick, Samuel Moyn's new Human Rights book is not without obstacles.


3 June, 2014

Ramin Nassehi

Development as Unfreedom

Easterly’s book tackles the current technocratic approach to developmental aid and urges us to question it altogether.


Paul Sagar

A Broken Clock

Our reviewer explores whether Raymond Geuss deserves his negative reputation in the world of political philosophy.


5 May, 2014

Dominic Davies

Historicising the Historians

Ilan Pappe's capacity for self-criticism and self-reflexivity strengthens his case for the role of the academy in politico-ideological climates.


17 March, 2014

Dominic Davies

Writing an Imperial(ist) History

John Darwin's Unfinished Empire provides a sweeping history of the subject, but is uncritical about its own theoretical foundations.