Tag Archives: Hamburg Theses

Translator’s afterword to ‘On the role of the SI’

Translator’s afterword to ‘On the role of the SI’ A translation of ‘On the role of the SI’ is available here. If there is an article in which the Hamburg Theses of 1961 appear clearest, the conclusions of the Theses … Continue reading

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On the role of the SI—Internationale Situationniste number 7

On the role of the SI (from Internationale Situationniste no. 7, April 1962) We are totally popular. We only consider problems that are already latent in the population. Situationist theory is in people like fish are in water. To those … Continue reading

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The Hamburg Theses of September 1961—Guy Debord

The Hamburg Theses of September 1961(Note to serve in the history of the Situationist International)[1] The ‘Hamburg Theses’ [‘Thèses de Hambourg’] surely constitute the most mysterious of all the documents that emerged from the SI; among which many have been … Continue reading

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Once more on the Hamburg Theses

[You can read my translation of Debord’s The Hamburg Theses of September 1961 here] Once more on the Hamburg Theses The plans announced in my last post with an eye to the 60th anniversary of the first publication of Internationale … Continue reading

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Internationale Situationniste number 7, April 1962

It is sixty years since Internationale Situationniste number 7 was published, dated April 1962. Partly in commemoration I plan on posting new translations of several articles from the seventh issue over the next month. Our world is arguably less distant … Continue reading

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How the Situationist International became what it was

I finally submitted my thesis on the SI last April, 2017. It was accepted by the university in August of the same year after being given the green light by my three markers. It is available here. So, the project … Continue reading

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Three Situationists walk into a bar…

A new article by me on the Situationist International and the Hamburg Theses published in the online journal Axon number 8. Available here: THREE SITUATIONISTS WALK INTO A BAR Or, the peculiar case of the Hamburg Theses Unfortunately ‘marxism’ is … Continue reading

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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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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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