Category Archives: Louis Althusser

Book censorship in Turkey including Althusser, Spinoza and Camus

Thanks to G.M. Goshgarian for bringing this to my attention – Books come under suspicion in post-coup Turkey. This obviously needs to be seen in the wider context of Turkish politics, but seems indicative of what is being reported about academics … Continue reading

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Books received – Lefebvre, Althusser, Connolly, Heron, the Ellen West case and Sword

The Turkish translation of Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis, which includes my introduction to the English edition; Althusser’s How to be a Marxist in Philosophy, William E. Connolly’s Facing the Planetary, Nicolas Heron’s Liturgical Power: Between Economic and Political Theology, a collection of … 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, Spinoza and Revolution in Philosophy: An Interview with Warren Montag

Althusser, Spinoza and Revolution in Philosophy: An Interview with Warren Montag in Salvage. A fascinating discussion of Althusser, Jonathan Swift, Pierre Macherey, Adam Smith and others.

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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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Althusser, an Intellectual Adventure – a film by Bruno Oliviero

Althusser, an Intellectual Adventure – a film by Bruno Oliviero. I missed seeing this in Paris last week, and hope other screenings will take place. Philosopher, Marxist, professor, murderer. More than a quarter century after his death, Louis Althusser, one … 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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8 Critical Theory books that came out in July 2016

Another useful roundup – Benjamin, Malabou, Althusser et. al., Lefebvre, etc.  

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Philosophy and Revolution: An Interview with G.M. Goshgarian on Althusser in Viewpoint Magazine

Philosophy and Revolution: An Interview with G.M. Goshgarian in Viewpoint Magazine (original French text is here).

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Décalages Vol 2 No 1 now published – Althusser and Gramsci

Décalages Vol 2 No 1 now published, with a range of multilingual papers on Althusser, especially focusing on his relation to Gramsci, a couple on the Althusser-Derrida relation and including a new translation of a letter from Althusser on Gramsci.

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