In this interviewed with the renowned philosopher Alain Badiou around the publication of his latest book Petrograd, Shanghaï (La Fabrique, 2018), he discusses the revolutionary legacy of the twentieth century and the future of Marxist theory.
Our selection of key political theory titles, addressing the current state of politics, climate, technology and more.
Our ultimate books on Philosophy and Political Theory.
"Our reading in 1968 and thereabouts, done in the context of mass movements of social protest, helped to transform us into revolutionaries."
The problem is not technology or nature. The problem is how to organise societies at a global scale.
In conversation with Juan Dal Maso, Razmig Keucheyan discusses twenty-first century critical theory, the need for strategic thinking, and the Marxist perspective on the environmental crisis.
The author of multiple books, Losurdo focused on uncomfortable political leaders and themes that mainstream thought preferred to banish.
A recent call for philosophical debate on gender illustrates how purportedly neutral analyses can be mobilized to reproduce run-of-the-mill transphobia.
Louis Althusser's preliminary analysis of May 1968, written in a 1969 letter to Maria Antonietta Macciocchi.
A conversation between Jean Paul Sartre and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, held in the midst of the 1968 May events.