How are the Networked Connections of Reflexive Governance the Latest Stage of Negotiated Democracy? But With a Neoliberal Normative Valence?
The following paper was presented at the Eighth Annual Telos Conference, held on February 15–16, 2014, in New York City. It develops ideas that the author previously explored in "The Changing Forms of Contracting in a Society of Transnational Networks," a paper delivered at the 2011 Telos Conference. Can Critical Theory—rooted in the observation and dialectical understanding of the tensions and . . . (continue reading)
Giuseppe Tassone's "Wicked Men, Evil World: Evil between Psychoanalysis and Historical Materialism" appears in Telos 166 (Spring 2014). Read the full version online at the Telos Online website, or purchase a print copy of the issue in our store. Slavoj Žižek and Terry Eagleton have recently deployed the neo-Lacanian appropriation of Kant's notion of radical evil in favor of an emancipatory politics<><><><> . . . (continue reading)
As an occasional feature on TELOSscope, we highlight a past Telos article whose critical insights continue to illuminate our thinking and challenge our assumptions. Today, Aaron Bell looks at Theodor W. Adorno's "Resignation" from Telos 35 (Spring 1978). Reading "Resignation" today, it is immediately clear that the historical context is necessary to fully grasp the significance of Adorno's words. Originally delivered as<><><><> . . . (continue reading)