Category Archives: Louis Althusser

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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Books received – Foucault, Althusser, Dumézil, Kant

Some older books by Althusser, Dumézil, and Kant, and the most recent collection of Foucault’s lectures and writings, Folie, language, littérature, sent by the publisher.

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Books received – Adorno et. al., Miller, Dumézil, Althusser

Ethan Miller, Reimagining Livelihoods: Life Beyond Economy, Society and Environment was sent by the press, The Authoritarian Personality has recently been reissued by Verso and is currently on sale, the rest were bought second-hand.

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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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Canguilhem – short post on the Polity blog

I’ve written a short piece about George Canguilhem and my book on him at the Polity blog. More details on the book itself can be found here. On Valentine’s day 1966, Louis Althusser wrote to his translator and lover Franca … Continue reading

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Forthcoming translations of Althusser – History and Imperialism (Polity) and Lessons on Rousseau (Verso)

Forthcoming translations of Althusser from Polity and Verso History and Imperialism: Writings 1964-1988, translated by G.M. Goshgarian, Polity, October 2019 Writings on History brings together a selection of texts by Louis Althusser dating from 1963 to 1986, including essays, a … Continue reading

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Books received – Wade, Towarnicki, Althusser, Foucault

Simeon Wade’s memoir, Foucault in California, Frédéric de Towarnicki, À la rencontre de Heidegger, Louis Althusser, Journal de captivité: Stalag XA 1940-1945, and one of the several issues of Magazine littéraire on Foucault. Wade’s memoir is the infamous Death Valley acid trip, and … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Althusser, Macey, Derrida, Edkins and Zehfuss

Three books for the Foucault work; the new edition of David Macey’s The Lives of Michel Foucault, with an afterword by me, and the third edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, Global Politics. The last has a chapter from me … Continue reading

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Books received – Althusser, Koyré and Lemke

Copies of some older Althusser and Koyré books, along with the more recently published Que Faire? and the English translation of Thomas Lemke, Foucault’s Analysis of Modern Governmentality: A Critique of Political Reason.

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Books received – Yusoff, Foucault, Koyré, Althusser, Kantorowicz

Some books that arrived while I was away – Kathryn Yusoff, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None; a copy of Foucault’s Maladie mental et psychologie; Alexandre Koyré’s Newtonian Studies and From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe; the latest issue of Theory, Culture and Society; … Continue reading

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