Book Reviews

January 1st, 2004

Review of Benjamin Isaac, “The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity,” in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, Nr. 46, Winter 2004/5, pp. 126-128.

Review of Cornel West, “Democracy Matters,” in The New York Times, September 22, 2004.

“Beyond Freedom Fries: Why 2 Democriacies Snipe,” The New York Times, Arts section, April 14, 2004. (Review of two recent books on Franco-American politics.)

Review of Harald Bluhm, Die Ordnung der Ordnung:das politische Philosophieren von Leo Strauss, Constellations, Vol 10, Nr. 4, pp. 574-78.

Review of Pierre-Olivier Monteil, Ce train ne pas de voyageurs, Esprit, aout-septembre, 2003, p. 241.

Review of Paul Berman, Terror and Liberalaism,” in Kommune, 3/03, 21 Jahrgang, Juni-Juli, 2003, pp. 6-9.

To the Barricades, a review of “Forging Democradcy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850-2000,” by Geoff Eley, Washington Post, Book World, September 1, 2002, p.4.

  • Review reprinted in the (British) Guardian Weekly, September 26-October 2, 2002, p.30

Review of Habermas, “Between Facts and Values,” German Politics and Society, Vol 15, Nr. 1, Spring, 1997, pp. 140-147.

“Coup de sonde dans l’edition americaine,” Esprit, janvier, 1991, pp. 142-147.

Sandy Petry, Realism and Revolution: Balzac, Stendhal, Zola and the Performances of History, in Philosophy and Social  Criticism, Vol. 16, Nr. 1, 1990, pp. 55-59.

David Vogel, Fluctuating Fortunes.  The Political Power of Business in America, in Le journal des Elections, Nr. 14, decembre-janvier, 1990, pp. 36-37.

Charles Krauthammer, Cutting Edges, Raison présente, Winter, 1988.

Russell Jacoby, The Last Intellectuals, Notes de la Fondation Saint-Simon, février, 1988.

John P. Diggins, The Lost Soul of American Politics, Commonweal, Vol. CXIII, Nr. 1, January 17, 1986, pp. 22-25.

Conrad Detrez, A Weed for Burning, Commonweal, Vol. CXII, Nr. 16, September 20, 1985, pp. 507-508

S. Cohen, Rethinking the Soviet Experience, Telos, Nr. 65, Fall, 1985, pp. 191-192.

Fred Siegel, Troubled Journey:  From Pearl Harbor to Ronald Regan, in Newsday, July 29, 1984.

Stanley Hoffmann, Duties beyond Borders, Telos, No. 59, Spring, 1984. pp. 236-239.

Peter Sloterdijk, Kritik der zynischen Vernunft, and F. de Closets, Toujours Plus, in Thesis Eleven, Nr. 10/11, 1984/85, pp. 236-240.

Mark Naison, Communists in Harlem during the Depression, Commonweal, May 18, 1984, pp. 318-319.

“Theories of Class,” review of Frank Parkin, Marxism and Class Theory, Dissent, Spring, 1981, pp. 228-231.

“The Frankfurt Myth and its History,” review of Martin Jay, The Dialectical Imagination, Partisan Review, Vol. XLI, 1974, pp. 464-469.

Bernhard Waldenfels, Das Zwischenreich de Dialogs.  Sozialphilosophische Untersuchungen in Anschluss an Edmund Husserl, Erasmus, Vol. 25, No. 3-4, November 10, 1974, pp. 69-77.

Istvan Meszaros, ed., Aspects of History and Class ConsciousnessTelos, No. 11, Spring, 1972, pp. 152-160.

Manfred Hahn, Bürgerlicher Optimismus im Niedergang.  Studien zu Lorenz Stein und Hegel, Erasmus, Vol. 24, No. 13-14, pp. 522-526.

T.W. Adorno, Jargon der Eigentlichkeit, Telos, No. 8, Summer, 1971, pp. 146-149.

Bernhard Bueb, Nietzsche’s Kritik der praktischen Vernunft, Erasmus, Vol. 23, No. 19-20, October 10, 1971, pp. 837-840.

Karl Marx, Secret Diplomatic History of the Eighteenth Century and The Story of the Life of Lord Palmerston, Science and Society, Vol. XXXV, No. 1, Spring, 1971, pp.84-88.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Humanism and Terror, Commonweal, November 27, 1970.

Arthur London, The Confession, and Vladimir Dedijer, The Battle Stalin Lost, Erasmus, March 5, 1971.

Gunther Ellscheid, Das Problem vom Sein und Sollen in der Philosophie Immanuel Kants, Erasmus, Vol. 22, No. 17-18, September 10, 1970.

Jacques d’Hondt, Hegel en son temps, Erasmus, Vol. 22, No. ll-12, June 10, 1970.

Ralph Milliband, The State in Capitalist Society, Commonweal, April 17, 1970.

T.H. von Laue, The Global City, and V.C. Ferkiss, Technological man:  The Myth and the Reality, Commonweal,  April 18, 1969.

K. Boulding,  Beyond Economics, Commonweal,  April 18, 1969.

A. Hoffmann, Revolution for the hell of it, Commonweal,  February 7, 1969.

Melanie Klein et al., Developpements de la psychoanalyse, Atomes, octobre, 1967.

G. Friedmann, Sept études sur l’homme et la technique, Atomes, mars, 1967.

Louis Franck, La politique économique des Etats-Unis, Atomes, fevrier, 1967.

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