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Louis
Althusser
 

Étienne
Balibar

Reading Capital

( Part 2 )


 
Translated by Ben Brewster


 
First published
by François Maspero, Paris, 1968
© 1968 by Librairie François Maspero

 
This translation first published 1970
© NLB 1970


Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo,
djr@marx2mao.org
 (September 2002)

Part II: The Object of Capital   71
(Louis Althusser )

1. Introduction   73

2. Marx and his Discoveries   79

3. The Merits of Classical Economics   83

4. The Errors of Classical Economics:
   An Outine for a Concept of Historical Time   91

5. Marxism is not a Historicism   119

6. The Epistemological Propositions of Capital (Marx, Engels)  145

7. The Object of Political Economy   158

8. Marx's Critique   165

9. Marx's Immense Theoretical Revolution   182

Appendix: On the 'Ideal Average' and the Forms of Transition  194


Glossary   309   [with Index as separate file]

Index   325