First published in , Althusser, The Detour of Theory was widely received as the fullest account of its subject to date. Drawing on a wide range of hitherto. First published in , “Althusser, The Detour of Theory” was widely received as the fullest account of its subject to date. Drawing on a wide range of hitherto. Althusser: The Detour of Theory (review). Tom Lewis. Minnesota Review, Number 34/35, Spring/Fall (New Series), pp. (Review). Published by.

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Althusser characterized his own marxist project in the ’60s as a contribution to a leftward althksser of de-Stalinization exactly opposed to Kruschev’s rightward process of deStalinization. Lists with This Book. Books by Gregory Elliott.

Althusser: The Detour of Theory

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William Lewis – – Historical Materialism 15 2: Preview — Althusser by Gregory Elliott. Geraldine Finn – – Humanities Press. Mirza Sultan-Galiev marked it as to-read Nov 18, In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: It’s not only a clever mission statement, however; Elliott delivers in full, and this book is absolutely deserving of its reputation among Althusser scholars for whom The Detour of Theory is considered the definitive work on its subject.

Benjamin Kindler rated it really liked it May 16, Chapter One The Moment of Althusser. The bibliographies alone are worth the price of admission, and make an invaluable reference for anyone interested in Althusser, his circle, French Marxism, etc.

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The only odd part is the final chapter where Elliott spends ample time suggesting that Althusser was more successful than the previous 4 chapters suggest. Louis Althusser in Continental Philosophy. A Reconstruction of Historical. Eric added althisser Dec 12, Drawing on a wide range of hitherto untranslated material, it examined the political and intellectual contexts of Althusser’s ‘return to Marx’ in the mids; detuor the novel off of the Marxism developed in his major works; charted their author’s subsequent evolution, from his self-criticism to the proclamation of a ‘crisis of Althsser and concluded with a balance-sheet of Althusser’s contribution to historical materialism.

A consistent feature of EUiott’s contextuaUzation of Althusser’s work concerns the imperative to understand “that Althusser intervened on some of the questions raised by in the light, and under the influence of, the debates and divisions of ” Bill Crane rated it really liked it Sep 19, S marked it as to-read Oct 23, Samuel added it Oct 07, First published inAlthusser, The Detour of Theory was widely received as the fullest account of its subject to date.


London and New York: Nonetheless, Althusser bent-the-stick too far away from Humanism, and in the end, gave Marxist humanist even more confidence in their antithetical project This difference between “resurrecting” and “exhuming” Althusserian theory can be appreciated in that the question to which ElUott’s book symptomatically provides one answer goes something like this: There are no althusserr topics on this book yet.

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