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Althusser, Louis 1918-1990

Works: 784 works in 2,658 publications in 19 languages and 37,714 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Performer, Dedicatee, Contributor, Interviewee, Creator, Publishing director, Other, Honoree
Classifications: B3305.M74, 194
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For Marx: by Louis Althusser( Book )

151 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the work in which Louis Althusser formulated some of his most influential ideas. For Marx, first published in France in 1968, has come to be regarded as the founding text of the school of "structuralist Marxism" which was presided over by the fascinating and enigmatic figure of Louis Althusser. Structuralism constituted an intellectual revolution in the 1960s and 1970s and radically transformed the way philosophy, political and social theory, history, science, and aesthetics were discussed and thought about. For Marx was a key contribution to that process and it fundamentally recast the way in which many people understood Marx and Marxism
Politics and history: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Hegel and Marx by Louis Althusser( Book )

117 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lenin and philosophy, and other essays by Louis Althusser( Book )

104 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Capital by Louis Althusser( Book )

199 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ouvrage collectif, issu d'un séminaire à l'Ecole normale supérieure, paru pour la première fois en 1965 et qui a marqué un tournant dans l'étude du marxisme en France
Pour Marx by Louis Althusser( Book )

91 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ouvrage de référence incontournable, ce recueil d'articles, publié pour la première fois en 1965, est aussi un jalon essentiel d'une démarche intellectuelle originale. La présente édition comporte une préface inédite du philosophe Etienne Balibar, ainsi qu'une postface que Louis Althusser avait rédigée pour les éditions étrangères de ce livre
Machiavelli and us by Louis Althusser( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shedding new light on the richly complex thought of its author and his subject, Machiavelli and Us will be welcomed by students of Machiavelli and Althusser alike
Writings on psychoanalysis : Freud and Lacan by Louis Althusser( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prominent member of the French structuralist movement, Louis Althusser was influential for reinvigorating Marxist thought in France in the 196Os with celebrated works such as For Marx and Reading Capital. Yet many readers are not as familiar with the profound impact of psychoanalysis on Althusser's life and work. Writings on Psychoanalysis gathers, for the first time, Althusser's major essays on psychoanalytic thought. The volume begins with Freud and Lacan, which lays the groundwork for comprehending Althusser's entry into psychoanalysis. Letters to D. was the result of Althusser's fervent reading of Rene Diatkine's paper "Aggressiveness and Fantasies of Aggression," years before Diatkine was his psychoanalyst. Invited by Leon Chertok to participate in the "International Symposium on the Unconscious," at the Tbilisi colloquium, the chapter The Tbilisi Affair presents Althusser's essay "The Discovery of Dr. Freud." The chapter In the Name of the Analysands ... reprints Althusser's "Open Letter to Analysands and Analysts in Solidarity with Jacques Lacan," written the day after the famous meeting on the dissolution of the Ecole Freudienne de Paris. Characterizing Lacan as a "magnificent and pitiful Harlequin," the 'open letter' relates Althusser's untimely outburst at that assembly and the "spectacular and violent intervention he subsequently made in the presence of Lacan." The volume closes with the correspondence between Althusser and Lacan, detailing their first and last meetings with each other and the launching of one of the central alliances of contemporary French thought
The spectre of Hegel : early writings by Louis Althusser( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of texts from the period 1945-1953 turns these interpretations of Althusser on their heads: we discover that there was a 'young Althusser' as well as the 'mature Althusser' we are already familiar with. In his fascinating Master's thesis. 'On Content in the Thought of G.W.F. Hegel' (1947), Althusser developed a position which he was later to attack ferociously: namely, that the revolutionary potential of the Hegelian dialectic could be defended against Hegel's own political conservatism. We see Althusser still wrestling with the spectres of Hegel and of Catholicism in another long text, his letter to Jean Lacroix, and, finally, we see his own 'epistemological break' in the piece 'On Marxism' from 1953
On the reproduction of capitalism : ideology and ideological state apparatuses by Louis Althusser( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in French and English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published as Sur la reproduction, [copyright] Presses Universitaires de France 1995."
Philosophie et philosophie spontanée des savants, 1967 by Louis Althusser( Book )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from inside the Italian Communist Party to Louis Althusser by Maria Antonietta Macciocchi( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspronkelijke titel en uitgave: Lettere dall'interno del PCI a Louis Althusser. 1969
Éléments d'autocritique by Louis Althusser( Book )

37 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy and the spontaneous philosophy of the scientists & other essays by Louis Althusser( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Positions, 1964-1975 by Louis Althusser( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodern materialism and the future of Marxist theory : essays in the Althusserian tradition( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réponse à John Lewis by Louis Althusser( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future lasts forever : a memoir by Louis Althusser( Book )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Déclaré irresponsable au lendemain du meurtre de sa femme, le philosophe L. Althusser n'a pas eu à répondre de ses actes devant un tribunal. L'avenir dure longtemps raconte son enfance, sa rencontre avec Hélène jusqu'à ce geste fatal. Les faits est une première autobiographie, inachevée, écrite en 1976
Philosophy of the encounter : later writings, 1978-87 by Louis Althusser( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1970s and 1980s, Louis Althusser endured a period of mental instability during which he murdered his wife and was committed to a psychiatric hospital. Spanning this period, this fourth volume of political and philosophical writings reveals his wrestling with a series of theoretical problems to produce some of his work
Ecrits sur la psychanalyse : Freud et Lacan by Louis Althusser( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in French and Spanish and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humanist controversy and other writings, 1966-67 by Louis Althusser( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Politics and history: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Hegel and MarxLenin and philosophy, and other essaysReading CapitalMachiavelli and usWritings on psychoanalysis : Freud and LacanThe spectre of Hegel : early writingsPhilosophy and the spontaneous philosophy of the scientists & other essaysRéponse à John Lewis