Category: Responses

Richard G. Smith on Satellites and Cities from Space

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by TCS

Palm Island Resort, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Source NASA

In this website supplement to the TCS special section on the Urban Problematic II (TCS 31.7-8, Dec 2014), Richard G. … read more

Ulrich Beck and Japan

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by TCS

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Ulrich Beck and Japan By Kiyoshi Abe School of Sociology Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan It is apparent that one of … read more

Scott Lash remembers Ulrich Beck

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by TCS

Ulrich Beck (1944-2015). Wikimedia commons. Public domain.

I first encountered Ulrich Beck as a (superannuated) post-doc. I was a Humboldt Stipendiat in Berlin, in 1987, and heard … read more

Yuk Hui on Anne Fagot-Largeault and Simondon

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by TCS

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In this commentary piece, Yuk Hui responds to Thierry Bardini’s interview with Anne Fagot-Largeault on Simondon in the current issue … read more

Joanna Latimer on Wolfe, Barad and Posthuman Ethics

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by TCS

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In this commentary piece, Joanna Latimer responds to Florence Chiew’s TCS article ‘Posthuman Ethics with Cary Wolfe and Karen Barad: … read more

Thinking Historically About Neoliberalism: Nick Gane’s response to Will Davies

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by TCS


Thinking Historically About Neoliberalism: a response to Will Davies Nicholas Gane In 1971, Michel Foucault wrote a short polemic, entitled … read more

Will Davies responds to Nicholas Gane’s ‘The Emergence of Neoliberalism’

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by TCS

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A response to Nicholas Gane’s ‘The Emergence of Neoliberalism’ Both the quality and the quantity of recent historical scholarship on … read more

Caroline Knowles on the Urban Problematic

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by TCS

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‘The Urban Problematic: A response to Ryan Bishop and John WP Phillips’ Caroline Knowles Bishop and Phillips’s excellent paper on … read more

Armando Salvatore on Egypt, Facebook and the Public Sphere

Posted on March 11th, 2011 by TCS

Photo: Armando Salvatore In the third of our commissioned commentaries on recent events across North Africa and the Middle East, … read more