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William Watkin
William Watkin is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Philosophy at Brunel University, West London.  He is the author of In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde, On Mourning: Theories of Loss in Modern Literature, The Literary Agamben: Adventures on Logopoiesis, Agamben and Indifference: A Critical Overview (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014) and a forthcoming two-volume study of Alain Badiou’s Being and Event project.  He is currently writing a book on innovations in violence as a tool for the distribution of power at the global and local levels.

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Uneasy Lies the Head

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June 2015

William Watkin

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June 2015

Last October I was standing in my kitchen, waiting for espresso to trickle from the spout of our imposing machine. I kept glancing out...

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Interview

Issue No. 16

Interview with Gary Indiana

Michael Barron

Interview

Issue No. 16

In July 2015, T: The New York Times Style Magazine gathered twenty-eight ‘artists, writers, performers, musicians and intellectuals who...

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January 2012

The Common Sense Cosmos

Ned Beauman

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January 2012

Worthwhile philosophy is like building matchstick galleons. When Lewis says that all possible worlds are just as real as...

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April 2012

The Disappearance

Dana Goodyear

poetry

April 2012

A yellow veil dropped down at evening, and when it lifted everyone was gone. Good mothers fled their young...

 

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