Category Archives: Louis Althusser

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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Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016 at the Verso blog

I have a short piece at the Verso blog, entitled ‘Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016’. Some of the most important works of post-war French Marxism were published in 1965. Louis Althusser’s For Marx … 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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LA Review of Books section on Althusser – includes new translation of Althusser on Rousseau

The LA Review of Books has a theme section on Althusser – which includes a new translation of a lecture on Rousseau from 1972, and six essays including ones by Nina Power, Jason Barker and Richard Seymour. The  whole Rousseau … Continue reading

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Johannes Angermuller, Why There Is No Poststructuralism in France – now out with Bloomsbury (and free download of introduction)

Johannes Angermuller, Why There Is No Poststructuralism in France – now out with Bloomsbury (and free download of introduction). French thinkers such as Lacan and Derrida are often labelled as representatives of ‘poststructuralism’ in the Anglophone world. However in France, … Continue reading

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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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