EDITORIAL

Free French Lessons

by Rick Lewis

NEWS

Free News: April/May 2015

Irving Singer dies • Heidegger notebooks shock • Old skull prompts philosophical questions — News reports by Sue Roberts and Anja Steinbauer

MODERN FRENCH PHILOSOPHY

Foucault

Free The Heterotopia of Facebook

Robin Rymarczuk is Michel Foucault’s ‘friend’.

French Post-Marxism

Peter Benson tells us how critiques of both Marx and capitalist society have evolved in France, with special reference to Jean Baudrillard and Bernard Stiegler.

Ecstasy Through Self-Destruction

Danelle Gallo compares the ecstacies of Georges Bataille and Yves Klein.

Derrida

Derrida’s Performance

Yonathan Listik puts in a linguistic performance to communicate Derrida’s linguistic performance.

A Refutation of Snails By Roast Beef

James Alexander finds Alain Badiou guilty of horrors but sometimes worth reading.

ARTICLES

A Can of Tomato Juice in the Sea

Alejandra Mancilla uses an example from Robert Nozick to question the claims to ownership made by breeders of genetically modified organisms.

Julia Kristeva

Dale DeBakcsy tells us how to not mean what we can’t say.

Je Suis Libéral

Phil Badger thinks about rudeness, blasphemy and tolerance in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo murders.

Why We Can’t Agree

Howard Darmstadter considers different ways of seeing the world.

Ludwig Wittgenstein & Postmodern Biblical Scholarship

Van Harvey wants the facts.

Chomsky

Free Noam Chomsky on Institutional Stupidity

In January Noam Chomsky received the Philosophy Now Award for fighting stupidity.

What’s So Simple About Personal Identity?

Joshua Farris asks what you find when you find yourself.

The Problem of Communication

Derrick Grover considers the communication of contemplation.

REVIEWS

Irigaray

Free The Way of Love by Luce Irigaray

Michael Williams surveys the prospect of The Way of Love.

Free Experimental Philosophy by Joshua Alexander

Richard Baron puts Experimental Philosophy to the test.

The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione

Randall Albury unveils courtly philosophy.

Death of a President

Terri Murray finds herself in a maze of mirrors, but has Jean Baudrillard as her guide.

COLUMNS

Free On Being Thanked By A Paper Bag

Raymond Tallis thinks outside the bag.

LETTERS

Letters

The Vegans Strike Back • Critical Criticisms • Peaceful Disagreements • Berkeley’s Clouds of Dust • Free To Disagree • Tallis Neither Here Nor There

CARTOONS

You Are Here

by Chris Madden

Simon & Finn

by Melissa Felder

Bill Stott’s Cartoon

by Bill Stott

FICTION

At The Turnpike

Daryn Green tells a tale of partial philosophical redemption.

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