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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On November 16,Louis Althusser, while massaging his wife’s neck, discovered that he had strangled her. I am referring to myse “I also experienced extreme anguish and repulsion at the idea that someone wanted to ‘get their hands on me’.

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. Both narratives describe the people LA knew at the l’Ecole. Largk 06, Mr. Published April 1st by The New Press first published One need not be an Althusserian or louia a traditional Marxist to appreciate this terrifying, sad, and wonderful book.

His discussion around and of French intellectuals is also interesting, we get a slight glimpse at Lacan, Foucault and Ranciere, as well as some of the political goings on in postwar France.

The class on Althusser was being offered my first semester of graduate school.


This is why though all narratives of self are ultimately self serving, LA post murder narrative is not so different in content. Why should we listen to a Freudian, when he admitted Freud was largely impenetrable to him?

He was voluntary and he voluntarily submitted to ECT. Paperbackpages. Nov 25, Lauren Moos rated it really liked it.

The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir by Louis Althusser

In that, this book seems like a classically Althusserian meditation. Jun 21, Leland Pitts-Gonzalez rated it it was amazing.

Though this influence is eel always explicit, Althusser’s work and that of his students continues to inform the research programs of literary studies, political philosophy, history, economics, and sociology. Both narrative emphasize his lack of sexual experience until his late 20′ or early 30’s. It is like the reader adopts Althusser’s depression, lrgo when the light of philosophy comes, larggo is beautiful and uplifting.

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. Jun 06, Tyler rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

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The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir

His memoir is the essence of despair and guilt–and simply masterful storytelling. Nov 03, William West rated it liked it. The way he wrote about his wife and what she meant to him was some what beautiful.


Alrhusser and try again. Katrinka rated it liked althussr Mar 04, In addition to absorbing accounts of his various depressive episodes, he spins long paragraphs describing the bad side of his relationship with his wife.

This is a great memoir. Savas rated it it was amazing Mar 27, His work still plays a key role in sociology, continental philosophy Zizek, Butler and coeven with this book provenir as the awkward elephant in the room, whenever Althusser is cited. What althusserr you a great intellectual is not a dedicated, hard-working life. Should we listen to the madman who killed his wife, exaggerated his philosophical knowledge, suffered from dementia preacox and held shaky positions?

I am or so pages in, and promise you it’s a fascinating read. He was a kind, humble, melancholic man who spent his life toiling for revolution and academic kudos. Want to Read saving….