Louis Althusser was a philosopher born in Algeria in 1918. He died in France in 1990. His other publications in English include For Marx, Politics and History, and On Ideology.
Establishing a rigorous program of 'symptomatic reading' that cuts through the silences and lacunae of 'Capital' to reveal its philosophical core, Louis Althusser interprets Marx's structural analy...
No figure among the western Marxist theoreticians has loomed larger in the postwar period than Louis Althusser. A rebel against the Catholic tradition in which he was raised, Althusser studied phil...
PENNY JOHNSON is an independent researcher who works closely with the Institute of WomenÂ’s Studies at Birzeit University, where she edits the Review of WomenÂ’s Studies. Recent writing and r