Get this from a library! El porvenir es largo: Los hechos. [Louis Althusser; Marta Pessarrodona; Carles Urritz]. vendido Estado: usado. Editorial: Destino. Traducción: Olivier Corpet y Yann Moulier Boutang. Precio: $ El 16 de noviembre de On November 16, , Louis Althusser, while massaging his wife’s neck, discovered that he had strangled her. The world-renowned French philosopher was.
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I think that my experience with psychiatry and i The class on Althusser was being offered my first semester of graduate school.
The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir by Louis Althusser
It was my own personal way, albeit a rather strange one of feeling I was in control of the situation or rather in supreme control of a situation that was in fact beyond my con This autobiography plrvenir his side of things. We are given painful descriptions of his struggle with bipolar disorder, culminating infamously with the murder of his wife during an hallucinatory episode. In all honesty, I find his work to be of rather mixed value.
The way he wrote about his wife and what she meant to him was some what beautiful. He is a provocative, colorful person who has bouts of depression and at times a contentious relationship with his eventual victim, his wife.
I have found his structuralist interpretations of Capital to be extremely insightful, as well as his work on Marx’s ‘epistemological break,’ though his Freudian and Lacanian readings of Althussdr Althusser became one of the most respected and interesting philosophers of Marxism in France during the ‘s and 60’s, which is no small accomplishment considering the fact that practically every intellectual was writing about Marx at the same time.
Althusser became one of the most respected and interesting philosophers of Marxism in France during the ‘s and 60’s, which ell no small accomplishment considering the fact that practically every intellectual was writing about Marx at the same time. Genjiro rated it really liked it May 30, Return to Book Page. I am referring to myself personally as an individual and not as a porfenir in relation to my mad desire to love, of which I felt, knew even i was incapable. In addition, his autobiography has been subject to much critical attention over the last decade.
Katrinka rated it liked it Mar 04, I did not know who he was and I could not parse the course description. And like all intellectuals, he was not infallible. One senses the succor of intellectual labor for the author. Most alyhusser this book is what larfo wrote the couple of years he was in a mental hospital after the murder.
The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir
Lists with This Book. I think the correct response should be to listen to Althusser, but apply a dose of common sense and a critical lens to any of his work before judging their value in the social sciences, and their true integrity.
Because LA wrote a memoir in that is also included with the one he wrote after he murdered his wife, both narratives can be compared.
Savas rated it it was amazing Apr 23, For example, I once replied to a young woman who wrote declaring her love, which I had been aware of for some time: It’s bound to offend some as a “justification” for what he’s done, but Althusser himself knew this.
However, this memoir is an extraordinary read. Likewise, Althusser depicts his experience during WW2 where Althusser acted as a cowardly POW, toying with the idea of escaping, only to act remain at post.
Luke Revel-Burroughes rated it really liked it Aug 03, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about The Future Lasts Foreverplease sign up.
Frank Dimarco rated it really liked it Jul 01, This volume actually contains two autobiographical writings by Althusser written several years apart, between which the philosopher strangled his wife to death in a bout of madness. As they seemed to offer a renewal of Marxist thought as well as to render Marxism philosophically respectable, the claims he advanced in the s about Marxist philosophy were discussed and debated worldwide.
Be the first to ask a question about The Future Lasts Forever. What makes you a great intellectual is not a dedicated, hard-working life. I have found his structuralist interpretations of Capital to be extremely insightful, as well as his work on Marx’s ‘epistemological break,’ though his Freudian and Lacanian readings of Marx suffer pogvenir the kind of overwrought intellectualizing that was fashionable at the time.
Rick rated it really oouis it Jun 21, Due to apparent reversals in his theoretical positions, to the ill-fated facts of Louis Pierre Althusser — was one of the most influential Marxist philosophers of the 20th Century. Fatih rated it it was ok Feb 02, He gives a good analysis of the communist party in France and what is has to offer future community organizers.
Alex rated it it was amazing Jun 29, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The later, longer text from which the volume takes its title is an excruciating self-interrogation with nary a humorous line.
Both narrative pay tribute to the role his wife Helene played in his life. The Future Lasts Forever: Dec 06, Tara rated it really liked it Shelves: What I feared above all was scheming women Want to Read saving…. Will rated porvemir liked it Aug 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem.
I cannot turn away from his story. But the narrative is also trying to help him understand his fears and anguish. I am referring to myse “I also experienced extreme anguish and repulsion at the idea that someone wanted to ‘get their hands on me’. The world-renowned French philosopher was immediately confined to an insane asylum lrgo he authored this althjsser profound yet subtle exercise in documenting madness from the inside.
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