Category Archives: Louis Althusser

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.  

Posted in Catherine Malabou, Henri Lefebvre, Louis Althusser, Uncategorized, Walter Benjamin | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Etienne Balibar, Henri Lefebvre, Jacques Rancière, Louis Althusser, Pierre Macherey, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

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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