Category Archives: Pierre Macherey

Althusser et. al. – Reading Capital: The Complete Edition forthcoming from Verso

It’s only taken fifty years, but Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar, Roger Establet, Pierre Macherey, and Jacques Rancière’s Reading Capital: The Complete Edition is forthcoming from Verso. Originally published in 1965, Reading Capital is a landmark of French thought and radical theory, which sought to reconstruct Western Marxism … Continue reading

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Books received – for the Foucault project

Some books for the Foucault project – new editions of a couple of Foucault’s books; Jacques Donzelot’s L’invention du social; recent books by Jacques Bizet and Pierre Macherey; and the original outlets of a couple of Foucault essays and interviews.

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Rethinking Marxism: Ideology, Interpellation and Subjectivation – open access virtual issue

A virtual theme issue from Rethinking Marxism on ‘Ideology, Interpellation and Subjectivation’ is available here, with contributions from Althusser, Montag, Krips, Macherey, etc. Since its inception in 1988, Rethinking Marxism has been a major platform for extending key Althusserian themes, including the debates … Continue reading

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The New Althusser – a possible TCS theme?

One of the ideas floated at yesterday’s Theory, Culture and Society board meeting was a theme issue on what might be called ‘the new Althusser’. Since his death, many previously unpublished writings have been published in France, with English translations following. … Continue reading

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Macherey, Hegel or Spinoza – panel discussion

The discussion of Pierre Macherey, Hegel or Spinoza at the Association of American Geographers included Keith Woodward, Susan Ruddick, Stuart Elden, Vinay Gidwani, and Warren Montag. You can find the audio recording here. I’ve posted the following before, but you can read a … Continue reading

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New York talks

Off to New York, probably my favourite city. Three talks over the next few days… 24-25 February 2012 – “The Geopolitics of King Lear: Territory, Land, Earth”, Anachronic Shakespeare conference, Poetics and Theory program, New York University 27 February 2012 … Continue reading

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Rancière, Macherey, Balibar in review

The Notes Taken rounds up three reviews.

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Macherey on philosophy and literature

Some nice quotes from Pierre Macherey’s The Object of Literature “literature and philosophy are inextricable entwined. Or at least they were until history established a sort of official division between the two” (p. 3). “let us listen, then, to literature … Continue reading

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Pierre Macherey – where to start?

I was sent the following query as a followup to the recent post on the review of Macherey’s Hegel or Spinoza: With all the recent notices over the new translation of Pierre Macherey’s Hegel or Spinoza, I was thinking of … Continue reading

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Jason Read on Pierre Macherey, Hegel or Spinoza

This is a good, detailed review of the recently published translation of Pierre Macherey, Hegel or Spinoza. You can read a brief interview I did with the translator, Susan Ruddick, here. Society and Space published a version of the introduction and … Continue reading

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