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Louis Althusser


Essays in
Self-Criticism
[ Part 1 ]


 
Translated by Grahame Lock

 

 

Réponse à John Lewis was published by François Maspero, 1973
© Louis Althusser, 1973

Eléments d'Autocritique was published by Librairie Hachette, 1974
© Louis Althusser, 1974

Est-Il Simple d'Etre Marxiste en Philosophie? was published in
La Pensée, October 1975
© Louis Althusser, 1975

This edition, Essays in Self-Criticism, first published 1976
© NLB, 1976
 


Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo,
djr@marx2mao.org (July 2003)


Contents

[ Part 1 ]




 
 

Preface
 

vii

Introduction

 

1

 

1. Reply to John Lewis
 

33

[Forward]
 

[34]
 

Reply to John Lewis

35

Note on "The Critique of the Personality Cult"

78

Remark on the Category: "Process without a
Subject or Goal(s)


94






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