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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Today the book’s most interesting, if least clearly proposed, ideas concern the ways in which a new form of knowledge, which Althusser thinks Das Kapital constitutes, comes into being.

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Marx athusser eventually did something wrong; in finding the immanence of Capital’s logic, he then swallowed his own poison pill. This critical reading seems to constitute a circle, since we appear to be expecting to obtain Marxist philosophy from its own application.

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Aug 28, Humphrey rated it liked it. This is incredibly sloppy work on the publisher’s behalf and makes for a very serious shortcoming of this book.

Cafe rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Jun 03, Zebardast Zebardast rated it it was ok. On The Reproduction Of Capitalism: See all althusserr reviews. He attempted to read the totality of all of history through this immanent logic, and found no way out. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


Such is the double object of this study, which is only possible given a constant and double reference: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Showing of 7 reviews. Sep 20, Mahdi rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 22, Alex Lee rated it really liked it Shelves: This makes for a confusing reading if you aren’t familiar with what they are doing or if you don’t read it closely.

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Rearing of its key claims, which were eye-brow raising inare generally accepted by interpreters of Marx today. Our question therefore demands more than a mere literal reading, even an attentive one: Still, this remains a crucial text in the reception of Marx’s philosophical status.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Louis Pierre Althusser — was one of the most influential Marxist philosophers of the 20th Century. This conception of society and history Althusser opposed to the Hegelian and Hegelian-Marxist notion of history as an unfolding totality, the inevitable end result of which is Knowledge itself. Althusser sometimes referred to this conception of society as a “topography”- suggesting a layering of complex levels, like shifting tectonic plates, independently following their own laws, yet in doing so collectively shaping a world to which they all belong and which, even if that world erading pre-supposed by the levels that form it, shapes the levels’ relation to one another.

Jan 26, Muhammad Shemyal Nisar rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Immediately after publishing For Marx, Althusser returned to lecturing on Marx’s Das Kapital to his students in an ongoing series of seminars in Paperbackpages.


teading Borsal rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Without doubt, in Capital Marx does give us, in an extremely explicit form, the means with which to identify and announce the concept of his object — what am I saying? The machine, as is to be expected, has made various mistakes.

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Althusser and student Balibar offer a symptomatic reading of Marx’s Capital and read capitao as definitively anti-humanist and anti-historian. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Philosophy Economic determinism Historical materialism Marx’s method Philosophy of nature. Books by Louis Althusser. Additionally, Althusser makes significant epistemological contributions to the our understanding of the fetishism of the commodity; he argues that there is an epistemological block inherent to capital, that the system by its nature obscures itself.

Daniel Mcneme rated it really liked it Jun 16, A dense, difficult read, more about the intellectual politics of French Marxism and the philosophical scene of the s than about Marx, but essential for understanding French intellectual history. Only read the first section, but that was enough for me. Marxism will never be the same again.