Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to Louis Pierre Althusser (1918-1990), Marxist philosopher.

Etymologies

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Althusser +‎ -ian

Examples

  • He had to know, after reading my paper on Althusserian ideological apparatuses in Beowulf, that I had no idea what I was doing.

    Priorities

  • He had to know, after reading my paper on Althusserian ideological apparatuses in Beowulf, that I had no idea what I was doing.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Perhaps my invocation of imagination within the realm of institution-building might seem to bring us into contact with the Althusserian account of

    Romantic Fear

  • I'd like to argue that the Bond universe is premised on a certain obsessive-compulsive logic, but a logic that can more profitably be understood as Althusserian and ideological rather than as simply Freudian and psychological, a logic that is less about regression to infantile sexuality than about the hopes and anxieties spawned by postwar culture. —

    Bottoms Up

  • I'd like to argue that the Bond universe is premised on a certain obsessive-compulsive logic, but a logic that can more profitably be understood as Althusserian and ideological rather than as simply Freudian and psychological, a logic that is less about regression to infantile sexuality than about the hopes and anxieties spawned by postwar culture. —

    Bottoms Up

  • At the heart of what I will call the “Althusserian model”, is the old Aristotlean conception of individuation based on the distinction between form and matter.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Increasingly I am coming to feel that Continental social and political theory– especially in its French inflection coming out of the Althusserian, Foucaultian, Lacanian, and structuralist schools –woefully simplifies the social and therefore is led to ask the wrong sorts of questions where questions of political change is concerned.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I'd like to argue that the Bond universe is premised on a certain obsessive-compulsive logic, but a logic that can more profitably be understood as Althusserian and ideological rather than as simply Freudian and psychological, a logic that is less about regression to infantile sexuality than about the hopes and anxieties spawned by postwar culture. —

    Bottoms Up

  • It is disappointing that many of the theorists working in the post-Althusserian tradition of structuralist Marxism and ultimately in the Gramscian tradition of Marxist thought where everything eventually came to be reduced to the cultural or semiotic register look down on this sort of hard empirical and historical work practiced by people like David Harvey or Naomi Klein.

    Heehs as Žižek

  • It is disappointing that many of the theorists working in the post-Althusserian tradition of structuralist Marxism and ultimately in the Gramscian tradition of Marxist thought where everything eventually came to be reduced to the cultural or semiotic register look down on this sort of hard empirical and historical work practiced by people like David Harvey or Naomi Klein.

    Archive 2008-12-01

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