Althusser


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Althusser

(ˈɑːltuːsə; French ɑltusər)
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(Biography) Louis. 1918–90, French Marxist philosopher, author of For Marx (1965) and Reading Capital (1965): committed to a mental hospital (1981) after killing his wife
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Along for the ride is Louis Althusser, an infamous Marxist fleeing France for Canada after the strangulation of his wife; he's seeking LSD treatment, as well.
For Althusser (2014), ideologies produce subjects through a process called "interpellation," a word that connotes an action or remark that interrupts in some way.
Segun los autores, El capital, lo mismo que el conjunto de las obras que no corresponden a lo que Luis Althusser consideraba como el joven Marx, no es un esfuerzo por debatir con filosofos, sino por intervenir en la historia de la economia.
Though reminiscent of Althusser, Bourdieu seems to move beyond the Marxist political philosophers such as Gramsci and Althusser insofar as saying that the Marxist tradition did not question the genesis and the nature of the existence of the state; rather they indulged in examining and defining its functionality.
According to Althusser, hegemonic ideals are naturalized through RSA's (repressive state apparatus) and ISA's (ideological state apparatus) in order to manufacture free consent.
Althusser understood that the 'totalising' chains of connection between the parts and whole of a society were frequently placed under great intellectual strain.
This state apparatus, as Louis Althusser pointed out, covers 'not only the specialized apparatus whose existence and necessity follow from the requirements from legal practice-that is, the police, courts, and prison-but also the army, which, intervenes directly as the auxiliary repressive force of last resort.
Althusser and Theology: Religion, Politics, and Philosophy
A close reading of Klein's use of British imperial symbols in concert with the foundational texts of existentialism and the work of Louis Althusser disrupts the dominant school of thought regarding The Second Scroll.
En lo que podria ser leido como una radicalizacion del cuestionamiento al determinismo lineal que segun Louis Althusser cierto marxismo habia heredado del modelo expresivo de la totalidad hegeliana, desde la decada de 1980 diversos autores han venido insistiendo en la necesidad de producir desarrollos teoricos que pudieran dar cuenta de unas practicas politicas no constrenidas a, ni derivables de, las posiciones de los sujetos en la estructura social, liberando asimismo al pensamiento de la politica de su sometimiento al conocimiento de lo social.
7) Discussing the relation between State and individuals, Althusser is asking--like Rossellini--why are individuals obedient, why do people follow the laws and obey.
In the course of their investigation (which is overseen by the highest levels of the French government), the cynical middle-aged cop and the hesitant young researcher encounter a long list of (in) famous characters, such as Louis Althusser, Helene Cixous, Gilles Deleuze, Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Julia Kristeva, Jacques Lacan, Bernard-Henri Levy, Philippe Sollers, Tzvetan Todorov, and Roman Jakobson (whose "six communication functions" provide the motive for murder and the basis for the novel's title).