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volume 1, number 3

There is more than one way to skin a cat, cook an egg, read a text, start a revolution. Particularly so here and now, as we sit down to introduce the pieces in this issue, we are confronted with multiplicity. There is more than one way of speaking about these pieces, more that one way of classifying our ‘content’. Is this more than the fantasy of a heterotopia? Perhaps this is something that happens to the empiricist who takes their object seriously—one encounters the problem of interpretation, of the openness and possibility of reading. Often we read the world in one way, when we could read it equally well in another. ‘Everything depends on the way things are put’ as the philosopher says.