Paradigm shift in contemporary critical theory

Andreas Gottardis (Stockholm): Reconsidering the Concept of Emancipation in Critical Theory. Michael J. Thompson (William Paterson): The Neo-Idealist Paradigm Shift in Contemporary Critical Theory. From critical theory to psychological warfare — how Frankfurt School intellectuals fought the Nazi enemy: Ulrich Plass reviews Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort by Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, and Otto Kirchheimer (ed. Raffaele Laudani). Craig Shrimpton (Goldsmiths): Fascism in Benjamin's Historical Materialism: Crisis and the Aestheticisation of Politics. Joel White reviews Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy by Andrew Benjamin. Fallen angel: Ian Penman on the tragic life and enduring influence of critic Walter Benjamin. From TNR’s series “Book that changed my mind”, Stephanie LaCava: “Walter Benjamin was my first crush”. Barbarism: Anna-Verena Nosthoff on notes on the thought of Theodor W. Adorno. In hell everything is hellish: John P. Merrick reviews Critical Theory and the Critique of Political Economy: On Subversion and Negative Reason by Werner Bonefeld. Timo Jutten (Essex): Is the Market a Sphere of Social Freedom? From Constellations, Rutger Claassen (Utrecht): Social Freedom and the Demands of Justice: A Study of Honneth's Recht Der Freiheit; a special section on History and Politics of Recognition. Nicole Doerr (Harvard): Between Habermas and Ranciere: The Democracy of Political Translation. Peggy H. Breitenstein reviews The Power of Tolerance: A Debate by Wendy Brown and Rainer Forst. Raymond Geuss on the idea of a critical theory.