READING CAPITAL presents Louis Althusser's systematic theory of a Marxism cleansed of all idealist and Hegelian notions. No reader interested in modern Marxism can afford to bypass this book. "One reads his passionate study with attention, even with excitement". Eric Hobsbawm, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT.
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Review: Reading CapitalUser Review - Humphrey - Goodreads
Obviously essential reading for marxists. That said, I have a lot of problems with the basic principles of Althusser's approach. Rather than attempting to approach marx as a philosopher - to find the ... Read full review
Review: Reading CapitalUser Review - John - Goodreads
Althusser and student Balibar offer a symptomatic reading of Marx's Capital and read him as definitively anti-humanist and anti-historian. It is not humans who are the engine of history, but the ... Read full review