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Louis Althusser, Étienne Balibar 1968 Reading Capital

http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/althusser/1968/reading-capital/index.htm

Louis Althusser, Étienne Balibar 1968 Reading CapitalFirst published: by Librairie François Maspero, Paris, 1968;
Translated: by Ben Brewster;
This translation first published New Left Books 1970. Foreword to the Italian Edition
Note to the English Edition Part I: From Capital to Marx’s Philosophy Part II: The Object of Capital 1. Introduction
2. Marx and his Discoveries
3. The Merits of Classical Economics
4. The Errors of Classical Economics: An Outline for a Concept of Historical Time
5. Marxism is not a Historicism
6. The Epistemological Propositions of Capital (Marx, Engels)
7. The Object of Political Economy
8. Marx’s Critique
9. Marx’s Immense Theoretical Revolution
Appendix: On the ‘Ideal Average’ and the Forms of Transition Part III: The Basic Concepts of Historical Materialism 1. From Periodization to the Modes of Production
2. The Elements of the Structure and their History
3. On Reproduction
4. Eleme…

Louis Althusser, For Marx

http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/althusser/1965/index.htm
— For Marx —First published: in 1965 as Pour Marx by François Maspero, S.A., Paris. In English in 1969 by Allen Lane, The Penguin Press;
Translated: by Ben Brewster;
Transcribed: by Andy Blunden. ContentsTo My English Readers
Introduction: Today
1. Feuerbach’s ‘Philosophical Manifestoes’
2. ‘On the Young Marx’
3. Contradiction and Overdetermination
4. The ‘Piccolo Teatro’: Bertolazzi and Brecht
5. The ‘1844 Manuscripts’ of Karl Marx
6. On the Materialist Dialectic
7. Marxism and Humanism