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Towards a Metaphilosophy of the Urban

This essay was first published in Antipode Foundation on 4th December 2015 I suspect I’m not the only one thrilled by the prospect of seeing Henri Lefebvre’s great philosophical tract, Métaphilosophie, from half-a-century ago, finally make it into English. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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The Madhouse and the Whole Thing There: A Note on Amateurs and Professionals

I’m still tinkering around with this theme of “amateurs” and “professionals.” I’m writing a longer piece, which I’ve filed under my “Work in Progress” rubric, but I wanted to share a little extract here of where my head is currently … Continue reading

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Vernacular Values: Remembering Ivan Illich

By Andy Merrifield I’ve been revisiting the great maverick radical Ivan Illich, who died in 2002, aged 76. Illich was an Austrian who had no real homeland, a Jew who became a Catholic, a Priest who denounced the Vatican, a … Continue reading

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