Kill the philosopher in your head

The inaugural issue of Crisis and Critique is out, including Slavoj Zizek (Ljubljana): The Impasses of Today’s Radical Politics; Frank Ruda (FU Berlin): The Indignant of the Earth; Panagiotis Sotiris (Aegean): Alain Badiou and the Aporia of Democracy within Generic Communism; Yuan Yao (Pensee): Lacan and Rational Choice; Srdjan Cvjeticanin (EGS): The Necessity of Philosophy; Jana Tsoneva (CEU): Communism is Wrong; Daniel Tutt reviews Enjoying What We Don’t Have: The Political Project of Psychoanalysis by Todd McGowan; Andrew Ryder reviews Badiou and the Philosophers, ed. Tzuchien Tho and Giuseppe Bianco. Marcus E. Green (Otterbein): On the Postcolonial Image of Gramsci. Jan Slaby (FUB): Affectivity and Temporality in Heidegger. Peter Costello (Providence): Arthur Miller and Jacques Derrida: A Friendship Through Death. Daniel Colucciello Barber (ICI-Berlin): Nothing to Do With Philosophy/Stop, Think, Stop. Sara R. Farris (Goldsmiths): Althusser and Tronti: The Primacy of Politics versus the Autonomy of the Political. Kill the philosopher in your head: Anne Boyer on how Althusserianism has always been a Marxism for those who prefer their class struggle as philosophy. Revisiting a scholar unmasked by scandal: The Double Life of Paul de Man, by Evelyn Barish, is the first full biography of the Yale literary theorist who helped turn deconstruction into an insurgent force in American intellectual life. Release of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks reignites debate over Nazi ideology. You can download Heidegger and the Thinking of Place: Explorations in the Topology of Being by Jeff Malpas (2012).