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October/November 2000

A debate on a universal basic income with Philippe Van Parijs and responses from William Galston, Peter Edelman, Anne Alstott, Emma Rothschild, Herbert Simon, Wade Rathke, and others. Dmitri Tymoczko on the musical philosophies of Milton Babbitt and John Cage. Patrick Erouart-Siad on Haitian literarture and political disaster, Tom Bissell on Richard Powers’ Plowing the Dark, Jill Eisenstadt on Lucinda Rosenfeld’s What She Saw. Plus fiction by Diane Williams, new translations of Paul Celan, and more.

 

Forum 

A Basic Income for All

SHOULD EVERYONE SHOULD BE GUARANTEED AN INCOME SUFFICIENT TO LIVE ON?

PHILIPPE VAN PARIJS

RESPONSES FROM WILLIAM A. GALSTON, J. HERBERT A. SIMON, WADE RATHKE, EMMA ROTHSCHILD, EDMUND S. PHELPS, BRIAN BARRY, ELIZABETH ANDERSON, ANNE L. ALSTOTT, RONALD DORE, FRED BLOCK, ROBERT E. GOODIN, KATHERINE MCFATE, PETER EDELMAN, GAR ALPEROVITZ, AND CLAUS OFFE. PHILIPPE VAN PARIJS REPLIES.


Essays

The musical obsessions of Milton Babbitt and John Cage
Dmitri Tymoczko

Fiction

Diane Williams

New Fiction Forum

In Haiti, a militant, prophetic literature thrives amid disaster
Patrick Erouart-Siad
Roger Boylan
Tom Bissell
Jill Eisenstadt
Leora Bersohn
Robert Karron
Don Hymans

Nonfiction Reviews

J.W. Mason

Poetry Reviews

Catherine Daly
James Sallis
Andrew Zawacki

Poetry

Introduced by James Longenbach
Paul Celan
Paul Celan
Paul Celan
Paul Celan
Robin Robertson
Monica Ferrell
Richard Greenfield 
Laurie Sheck
Joshua Corey
Introduced by John Ashbery

On Film

Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet
Alan A. Stone

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