Post by: Louis Althusser

Documentation, PhiloFiction

On the Materialist Dialectic On the Unevenness of Origins

5 Okt , 2018  

‘On the Materialist Dialectic’ first appeared in La Pensée, August 1963.

Remarks on the Terminology Adopted

This article proposes the term Theory (with a capital T to designate Marxist ‘philosophy’ (dialectical materialism) – and reserves the term philosophy for ideological philosophies. It was in this sense of an ideological ...

, , , ,

Documentation

Marxism as a Finite Theory (1978)

19 Dez , 2017  

Introduction by Rossana Rossanda (1978)

In November 1977, at the Venice conference on Power and Opposition in Post-Revolutionary Societies, Louis Althusser asserted that there is no theory of the state in Marx. The following March, Il Manifesto proposed to Althusser to develop this assertion, which had remained suspended after ...

, , , , ,

Documentation, NonPolitics, PhiloFiction

A Letter from Louis Althusser on Gramsci’s Thought

23 Aug , 2016  

A Letter on Gramsci’s Thought
Rinascita, 15 March 1968
Translated from Italian by Warren Montag
On December 1, 1967, Comrade Rino Dal Sasso published a response to a chapter from Louis Althusser’s Reading Capital that appeared in the journal Trimestre (Pescara). Althusser responded to Dal Sasso in a letter ...

, , ,