Category Archives: Etienne Balibar

Althusser’s 1963 Presentation of Bourdieu and Passeron – translated and introduced in Theory, Culture & Society

On 6 December 1963 Pierre Bourdieu and Passeron gave a seminar at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. They were introduced by Louis Althusser, and his introduction, translated by Rachel Gomme, along with a commentary by Charlotte Branchu and Derek Robbins has been published in Theory, … Continue reading

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L’aventure Althusser – 1 hour documentary with interviews with Macherey, Balibar, Rancière, etc, available until 7 July 2019

L’aventure Althusser – 1 hour documentary with interviews with Macherey, Balibar, Rancière, etc, available until 7 July 2019. Thanks to Nadim Khoury for sending the link. Le portrait passionnant du philosophe marxiste Louis Althusser qui, avant de sombrer dans la … Continue reading

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Etienne Balibar, ‘Philosophies of the Transindividual: Spinoza, Marx, Freud’ and commentaries

Etienne Balibar’s essay ‘Philosophies of the Transindividual: Spinoza, Marx, Freud’ is translated in the current issue of Australasian Philosophical Review by Mark Kelly, and is published along with a number of commentaries and a response.

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Viewpoint Magazine forum on The Crisis of Marxism – Althusser, Balibar, Poulantzas, Buci-Glucksmann, etc.

The Crisis of Marxism – Asad Haider and Patrick King in Viewpoint Magazine Crisis Theory | Asad Haider In 1977 Louis Althusser gave a famous speech in Venice on “the crisis of Marxism,” a thesis almost as scandalous as that of an epistemological … Continue reading

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Mark Kelly on Althusser et al, Reading Capital: The Complete Edition

Mark Kelly discusses Louis Althusser, Étienne Balibar, Roger Establet, Pierre Macherey, and Jacques Rancière, Reading Capital: The Complete Edition at the Progress in Political Economy site. The book is part of Verso’s summer sale – 50% off until July 9th. Lots of … Continue reading

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Althusser, an Intellectual Adventure, a film by Bruno Oliviero – available on Youtube

Update 27 Feb: the video has unfortunately been removed. Althusser, an Intellectual Adventure – a film by Bruno Oliviero. The entire film is available on Youtube. Thanks to Irina Culic for the link. The interview with Althusser is in Italian, … Continue reading

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Academic Books of 2016 – my personal list

Many of the academic books I read this year were for the Foucault and Shakespeare work, and few were published this year. This alphabetical list is of the twenty books published this year which I read and liked the most. … Continue reading

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The Brexit Crisis: A Verso Report – free ebook

The Brexit Crisis: A Verso Report – free ebook ‘Let’s Take Back Control’ was the slogan that won the UK’s EU Referendum. But what did those words mean to campaigners and voters? Control of what was being wrested from whom … Continue reading

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Books received – three Marxist classics from Verso: Lefebvre, Althusser et. al. and Goldmann

Books received – three Marxist classics from Verso. Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy, the first complete English translation of Althusser, Balibar, Establet, Macherey and Rancière’s Reading Capital and Lucien Goldmann’s The Hidden God. Metaphilosophy is a book I’ve wanted to get translated into English for … Continue reading

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Reading Capital: The Complete Edition by Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar, Roger Establet, Pierre Macherey, and Jacques Rancière

Reading Capital: The Complete Edition, by Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar, Roger Establet, Pierre Macherey, and Jacques Rancière, now published by Verso. A classic work of Marxist analysis, available unabridged for the first time Originally published in 1965, Reading Capital is a landmark of French thought and radical theory, … Continue reading

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