Tag: Political Theory
Written by Megan Sickmueller, this piece discusses the thought of Martinican philosopher Franz Fanon in regards to the nation, race and colonial struggle, and relates it to the legacy and project of Steve Biko, a pre-eminent figure in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.
Written by Charlie Horlick. Ottobah Cugoano’s writing has been typically framed as a slave narrative, yet it is perhaps more than that. Part political economy, part meditation on morality, it should be integrated into the canon of eighteenth-century philosophy.
Written by Inge Erdal. Marxism has often been critiqued as teleological – reliant on an inevitable march towards communism through the motor of class struggle. Althusser may offer a route out of this critique through his notion of the “underground current.”