Category Archives: Jacques Rancière

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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11 Critical Theory books that came out in May 2016

Another roundup of recently published books at Critical Theory – including my own Foucault’s Last Decade, but also recent books by Rancière, Bidet, Weeks, Sloterdijk, Badiou….

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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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Louis Althusser et nous – Le magazine littéraire interviews with Balibar, Rancière et. al.

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Lire Capital and Pour Marx,  Le magazine littéraire interviews Balibar, Rancière, Lévy and Milner. It also announces two forthcoming volumes of previously-unpublished material.

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Books received – Rancière Now, Badiou, Burke, Bourdieu, TCS and An Introduction to Political Geography

Four books from Polity in recompense for review work; the new issue of TCS; and the second edition of An Introduction to Political Geography, which I endorsed.

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Critical Theory’s 10 books that came out in October

Some good ones here – Sloterdijk, Rancière, Naas, Vogl and more…

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Balibar, Equaliberty and Rancière Now reviewed at NDPR

            Two interesting reviews at NDPR: Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: Political Essays reviewed by Jonathan Joseph; and Oliver Davis (ed.), Rancière Now reviewed by Samuel A. Chambers.

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Books received – Verso (3 of 3)

Some of these I’ve read already due to Verso’s excellent e-book bundling. I wish more publishers would do this.  

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Radical Philosophy 185 out now

Radical Philosophy No 185 is out now. It has obituaries of Stuart Hall, Alberto Toscano’s discussion of Etienne Balibar, Mark Neocleous on monsters and police, a non-nationalist argument for an independent Scotland, and some pieces on Auguste Blanqui by Jacques Rancière, Daniel Bensaïd … Continue reading

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