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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The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir
I think that my experience with psychiatry and institutions made my reading of LA’s memoir more rich. Savas rated it it was amazing Apr 23, The way he wrote about his wife and what she meant to him was some what beautiful. It’s bound to offend some as a “justification” for what he’s done, but Althusser himself knew this. 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.
Most of this book is what he wrote the larto of years he was in a mental hospital after the murder. This book although quite good really lasts forever.
Oct 06, Mr. I am sixty-seven, and though it will soon all be over, I feel younger now than I have ever done, never having had any youth since no one love me for myself. He was a kind, humble, melancholic man who spent his life toiling for revolution and academic kudos. This autobiography gives his side of things. Katrinka rated it liked it Mar 04, I am or so pages in, and promise you it’s a fascinating read.
The class on Althusser was being offered my first semester of graduate school. As he writes in the latter work, “hallucinations are facts” for those who experience them. Jan 25, Abailart rated it it was amazing.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He maintains that the killing of his wife was the manifestation of a kind of “suicide via a third party,” if you will.
El porvenir es largo – Louis Althusser – Google Books
I cannot turn away from his story. What makes you a great intellectual is not a dedicated, hard-working life. The world-renowned French philosopher was immediately confined to an insane asylum where he authored this memoir–a profound yet subtle exercise in documenting madness from the inside. Will rated it liked it Aug 07, Refresh and try again. One is reminded here of the remark Sartre made about feeling the most free as a POW Even if you skip around, it is a good read.
Althusser is a French philosopher who wrote about Marx yawn, now I know why I never heard of him…. In that, this book seems like a classically Althusserian meditation. What I feared above all was scheming women Jun 06, Tyler rated it liked it Shelves: His revolutionary goals were not achieved and his academic input is certainly still being questioned, mostly because of the impact of this book. This is why though all narratives of self are ultimately self serving, LA post murder narrative is not so different in content.
The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir by Louis Althusser
Both althussser emphasize his lack of sexual experience until his late 20′ or early 30’s. I am referring to myself personally as an individual and not as a philosopher- in relation to my mad desire to love, of which I felt, knew even i was incapable.
Luke Revel-Burroughes rated it really liked it Aug qlthusser, I think that my experience with psychiatry and i The class on Althusser was being offered my first semester of graduate school.
Alex rated it it was amazing Jun 29, He tells a good story, and even if some of the stories cannot be fully believed, all the better. LA clearly suffers and many times met the porvfnir for involuntary treatment, though he always says he wanted to go.
Written four years after the murder of his wife, Althusser goes on to reflect on the factors that led to him doing it, though he encourage readers to “judge the results for themsel “So, despite its dramas, life can still be beautiful. Althusser does not apologize for this terrible action, but he does largk to explain it. The last section of “Future” comes to the conclusion that Helene’s death cannot be understood as the result of any one fact, be it objective or psychological, but was rather the overdetermined result of a web of contingent factors.
Due to apparent reversals in his theoretical positions, to the ill-fated facts of his life, and to the historical fortunes of Marxism in the late twentieth century, this intense interest in Althusser’s reading of Marx did lsrgo survive the s.
Published April 1st by The New Press first published In addition to absorbing accounts of his various depressive episodes, he spins long paragraphs describing the bad side of his relationship with his wife.
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