Tag Archives: Constant Nieuwenhuis

Review of McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street

This originally appeared on a now defunct blog, http://antyphayes.blogsome.com/ on 11 April 2012. It has been edited slightly. A shorter version of the review is available at the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books website. McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street: The … Continue reading

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How to misunderstand Situationists & other Social-Barbarians

  A new article by me criticizing Bernard Quiriny’s questionable attempt to make Cornelius Castoriadis the inspiration or even source of the Situationist theory of ‘the society of the spectacle’. PDF available here. Comments are welcome.

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Toward the realisation of philosophy

Recently I presented a paper at a graduate history conference at the University of Sydney. The paper is called Toward the realisation of philosophy: The Situationist International between 1957 and 1960. It is brief and has a rather abrupt end. … Continue reading

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Power

(Notes toward a Situationist Dictionary) The Situationist International (SI) used the term ‘power’ (‘pouvoir’) in two ways. First they used it as a verb, ‘pouvoir’, which translates as ‘to be able to’ or ‘to be capable of’. Thus they characterized … Continue reading

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Situationist News – December 1960

The first issue of the magazine Spur (the trail), organ of the German section of the S.I., was published in Munich in August 1960, opening with a translation of the Situationist manifesto of the 17th of May [1960]. The second … Continue reading

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