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Kerry Montero and Judith Bessant

any other form of truth. All this also has the effect of ignoring the ways emotions variously expressed inform political action ( Barbalet 1998 ; Manning and Holmes 2014 ; Bruter et al. 2016 ). In short, the focus on rationality ignores the role of ‘non-rational’ activities; it ignores emotions

Adrian Haddock

better life is by coming to have true ideas about life.' Morality depends on reason, not on 'mere' emotion or subjective preference. But reason is not emotion's contrary. Rather, to be rational here is to be in a sensitive and effective interaction with an ever-wider range of real objects. Rationality is

Relations of Production

Combes on Transindividuality

Jason Read

(p. 31). As Simondon writes, ‘Emotions are the discovery of the unity in living just as perception is the discovery of unity in the world; these two psychic individuations prolong the individuation of the living, they complement it, and perpetuate it.’ 3 Affects and sensations are individuated into

Robert Bond

brutalities can the public be roused from their inertia and made to address the social problems of prostitution, appalling housing conditions, squalor and destitution of the East End. 47 The old fire emotions Unemployment is here the primary marker of social breakdown, ‘cultural psychosis’, because terms such

Anna Kornbluh

’ and ‘private’, which fervently endeavors to mask itself through insisting upon the structural exclusivity of emotions (including the unconscious) and political economy. It should not be surprising that the very form of this insistence upon the public-private divide today is the positing of a decoy

Ronald Grigor Suny

utilised – by a ‘conscious’ Social Democratic elite. 19 16. Lih 2006, p. 8. 17. Lih 2006, p. 45. 18. Lih 2006, p. 46. 19. Lih 2006, p. 138. R.G. Suny / Historical Materialism 18 (2010) 34–46 41 Haimson’s Lenin was a man of great passion, often undone by his strong emotions, who fought with himself to

Ana Cecilia Dinerstein

of emotions and unexpected surprises, a moment that united everyone who went on the streets for different reasons united in the feeling that enough was enough . 43 Despite Iñigo Carrera’s faith in the importance of the scientific objective knowledge and his rejection of philosophy for being ‘the

Roberto Finelli

consumption, of that zone which once was still defi ned as private, thus experiences ever more the decline of feeling, of taste, of sensual emotion, giving way to boredom, to insignifi cance and quantitative indiff erence. Th e consumption of those fi ctions or soap-operas that make up almost all television

Neil Lazarus

into the ‘line’ on Fanon that Macey unfolds over the course of his book. A good place to start might be with Fanon’s anger, to which Macey gives special emphasis, characterising it as the one ‘truly Fanonian emotion’ (p. 28). He quotes from a January 1945 letter which Fanon wrote to his brother, Joby

Alan Milchman

is always emotional. A crowd can be united only by emotions, never by reason: reason would be lost on the masses. . . . 49 According to Lederer, ‘usually the crowd will act only if there is a leader ’. 50 And when the mass acts, its members cease to think: they are moved, they are carried away, they