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Macherey, Pierre

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Works: 123 works in 423 publications in 4 languages and 4,948 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources 
Roles: Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Interviewee, Collaborator, Creator, Redactor, Contributor
Classifications: PN45, 801.95
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Publications about Pierre Macherey
Publications by Pierre Macherey
Most widely held works by Pierre Macherey
A theory of literary production by Pierre Macherey( Book )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
"Who is more important: the reader, or the writer? Originally published to French in 1966, Pierre Macherey's first and most famous work, A Theory of Literary Production, dared to challenge perceived wisdom, and quickly established him as a pivotal figure in literary theory." "In this provocative work, Macherey puts the focus as much on the reader as the writer, stating that the very act of reading is a form of production in its own right, generating interpretation and meanings which are beyond the control of the author." "Part of the birth of a whole new branch of post-structuralist theory, Macherey's work also influenced a new generation of critics - among them Jacques Derrida, his contemporary, and Terry Eagleton. His ideas have also led some observers to claim that he announced 'the death of the author' fully two years before Roland Barthes' famous essay."--BOOK JACKET
Pour une théorie de la production littéraire by Pierre Macherey( Book )
41 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in French and Spanish and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Hegel or Spinoza by Pierre Macherey( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Hegel or Spinoza is a surgically precise interrogation of the points of misreading of Spinoza by Hegel. Pierre Macherey explains the necessity of Hegel's misreading in the kernel of thought that is "indigestible" for Hegel, which makes the Spinozist system move in a way that Hegel cannot grasp. In doing so, Macherey exposes the limited and situated truth of Hegel's perspective--which reveals more about Hegel himself than about his object of analysis. Against Hegel's characterization of Spinoza's work as immobile, Macherey offers a lively alternative that upsets the accepted historical progression of philosophical knowledge. He finds in Spinoza an immanent philosophy that is not subordinated to the guarantee of an a priori truth. --- Book Description
The object of literature by Pierre Macherey( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Continuing the project of Althusserian theory, Macherey engages in a series of close exegeses of classical texts in French literature and philosophy, from the late eighteenth century down to the 1970s, that explore the historically variable but thematically similar ways in which literary texts represent philosophical topoi in an unmediated manner, Macherey shows the conceptual sophistication - and broad intellectual influence - that literary art has displayed in the modern period
Hegel ou Spinoza by Pierre Macherey( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in French and Spanish and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Hegel ou Spinoza, et non Hegel et Spinoza : la question n'est pas ici de procéder à la comparaison entre des auteurs et des systèmes, enfermés une fois pour toutes dans les limites de leur sens, qu'on pourrait tout au plus identifier et exhiber dans un commentaire purement théorique. Ce qui vient au premier plan, c'est leur active confrontation, celle de doctrines irréductibles. Entre Hegel et Spinoza, quelque chose se passe, et c'est la connaissance de cet événement qui peut nous faire avancer dans la connaissance de l'histoire de la philosophie, c'est-à-dire dans la connaissance de ce que c'est pour la philosophie que d'avoir une histoire. Hegel a lu Spinoza, et il ne l'a pas compris. Ce fait bien connu présente quelques particularités étonnantes. D'abord, l'étrange fascination que Hegel éprouve à l'égard de Spinoza, dont il fait son principal interlocuteur philosophique. Surtout, il y a ceci : en dépit de la méprise en quelque sorte systématique commise par Hegel sur la lettre du spinozisme, il y a une reconnaissance paradoxale de la position singulière que celui-ci occupe, à laquelle Hegel oppose une constante dénégation. Tout se passe comme si Hegel avait vu dans Spinoza la limite de son propre système. De ce point de vue, les perspectives traditionnelles se renversent : Hegel lecteur de Spinoza, c'est aussi et surtout Spinoza lecteur de Hegel. On dit souvent, pour expliquer ou excuser les erreurs de lecture de Hegel, qu'il a mieux compris Spinoza que celui-ci ne s'était compris lui-même et qu'il a lu dans son texte au-delà de ce qui y était écrit. Et si c'était Spinoza qui déjà avait mieux compris Hegel? -- Back cover
A quoi pense la littérature? : exercices de philosophie littéraire by Pierre Macherey( Book )
11 editions published in 1990 in French and Undetermined and held by 230 libraries worldwide
In a materialist way : selected essays by Pierre Macherey( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
The first English translation of Macherey's philosophical work. Best known for hiswork in literary criticism, Pierre Macherey has, over the past two decades, producted a series of original philosophical works. This first collection of his philosophical writings to be published in English discloses the full range of Macherey's interventions, testifying to his signal status as one of France's leading philosophers. In a Materialst Way ranges over Macherey's writings on philosophy and theory, critiques of the work of major figures in contemporary French thought such as Lacan, Foucoult and Canguilhem, and analyses of the work of Spinoza. It reveals to English-speaking audiences what has long been common knowledge in France: that Pierre Macherey is among the most fertile, imaginative and subtle of contemporary philosophers
Hegel et la société by Jean-Pierre Lefebvre( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in French and German and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Depositions : Althusser, Balibar, Macherey, and the labor of reading ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
This volume contains essays by Etienne Balibar and Pierre Macherey. It includes articles that place their work and Althusser's in the context of its critical effects on the problematics of cultural criticism and the affirmative deconstruction of concepts such as "class", "nation" and "race."
Comte, la philosophie et les sciences by Pierre Macherey( Book )
9 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Avec Spinoza : études sur la doctrine et l'histoire du spinozisme by Pierre Macherey( Book )
9 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Introduction à l'éthique de Spinoza : la cinquième partie : les voies de la libération by Pierre Macherey( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in French and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Proust : entre littérature et philosophie by Pierre Macherey( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"Proust, écrivain et théoricien de l'art, n'a cessé de réfléchir aux rapports qu'entretiennent philosophie et littérature. Dans cet ouvrage, Pierre Macherey interroge la manière dont on peut faire de la philosophie avec du roman, et quel genre assez inhabituel de philosophie peut émerger sous cette forme. L'exemple de Proust est à cet égard très parlant: si l'intérêt philosophique de son fameux cycle À la recherche du temps perdu est incontestable, la nature de cet intérêt se dérobe aux critères de la philosophie en titre. La recherche de vérité à laquelle se livre Proust est inséparable des méandres que parcourt l'intelligence stylistique qui définit son travail d'écrivain; un écrivain qui pense en écrivant, et qui ne pense qu'en écrivant. Au cours de cette expérience philosophique parfaitement originale, littérature et philosophie, sans se confondre, communiquent et se stimulent réciproquement. Pierre Macherey suit ici pas à pas, et comme à l'aveugle, les tours et détours d'une réflexion qui fait texte en se romançant, et s'actualise à travers cet exercice que Proust a poussé à un degré de sophistication rarement égalé."--P. [4] of cover
Introduction à l'Ethique de Spinoza by Pierre Macherey( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Histoires de dinosaure : faire de la philosophie 1965-1997 by Pierre Macherey( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Ces textes, dont la rédaction s'est étalée sur plus de trente ans, sont reliés par une conception de la philosophie en tant que prise de position pratique effectuée dans une conjoncture déterminée. Cette conception de la philosophie en tant qu'activité ou "pratique théorique" est celle qu'Althusser avait entrepris d'élaborer dès 1967 dans le cadre d'un Cours de philosophie pour scientifiques
Introduction à l'"Éthique" de Spinoza by Pierre Macherey( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in French and held by 81 libraries worldwide
De Canguilhem à Foucault la force des normes by Pierre Macherey( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Introduction à l'Ethique de Spinoza by Pierre Macherey( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in French and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Le français national : politique et pratiques de la langue nationale sous la Révolution française by Renée Balibar( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in French and English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
La parole universitaire by Pierre Macherey( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 68 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Māšīrī, Biyār 1938-
マシュレ, ピエール
Languages
French (143)
English (62)
Spanish (7)
German (1)
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