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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Due to apparent reversals in his theoretical positions, to the ill-fated facts of his life, and to the historical fortunes of Marxism in the late twentieth century, this intense interest capktal Althusser’s reading of Marx did not survive the s.

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Reading Capital by Louis Althusser

The Philosophy of Marx. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. But if he did formulate the concept of his object without ambiguity, Marx did not always define with the same precision the concept of its distinction, i.


In classically French style, the iconoclastic force of its content is dissimulated by its sober, clinical language. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

I shall assemble them under two headings, and these two headings will constitute the object of my study. Pages with related products. Sound and fury signifying nothing. In Reading Capital, Althusser proposes that Marx, in discovering a new knowledge affect, could not himself fully understand his own discovery.

More precisely, the definition of philosophy as a theory of theoretical practice given in For Marx and again in Part One of Reading Capital is unilateral and therefore inaccurate.

Some althussre the errors are relatively harmless, but others create ambiguities e. Refresh and try again. No trivia or quizzes yet. Louis Althusser aalthusser born in Algeria in and died in France in We should therefore clarify: Jan 19, Alex rated it really liked it.

Only read “The Errors of Classical Economics: Preview — Reading Capital by Louis Althusser. English Choose a language for shopping. But the formulae in which he gives us this distinction, this specific difference, are sometimes disconcerting, as we shall see.

Sep 01, Benjamin Britton rated it really liked it. Retrieved from ” https: Cover of the French edition. Althussee over by the magnetic and intellectually coruscating figure of Althusser, the structuralist Marxists attempted no less than an intellectual revolution against dominant interpretations of Marx.


Due to apparent reversals in his theoretical positions, to the ill-fated facts of Louis Pierre Althusser — was one of the most influential Marxist philosophers of the 20th Century. Oh, Balibar’s section is brilliant too, and of great import for sociology in particular.

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I and II, Maspero, Paris in several respects. Ships from and sold by Amazon. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Indeed, out of respect to the reader and simple honesty, we have maintained an integral respect for the terminology and the philosophical positions of the first edition, although we should now find it indispensable to correct them at two particular points. He taught philosophy for many years at the Ecole Normale Superieur in Paris, and was bailbar leading intellectual in the French Communist Party.

Althusser deals with the complexity of the Marxian project with all the tools of the structuralist tool-box, arguing in favor of a synchronic analysis of the array of concepts.

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