The Future Lasts Forever has ratings and 14 reviews. Abailart said: In the philosopher strangled his wife. After a lifetime of mental illness, h. BOOK REVIEW / The philosopher emperor who had no clothes: ‘The Future Lasts a Long Time’ – Louis Althusser; trs Richard Veasey: Chatto. In a curiously lucid and compelling narrative, Althusser (), a distinguished neo-Marxist French intellectual, explains his life.

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Some of Althusser’s complaints about his parents and upbringing just seem like so much ugly self-pity.

It’s bound to offend some as a “justification” for what he’s done, but Althusser himself knew this. In the philosopher strangled his wife.

At times, it is hard to take. Jan 26, Ruth rated it liked it. As a result of the murder of his wife, Louis Althusser was declared unfit to stand trial by reason of insanity–in French, this is called a non-lieu. Sep 12, gogo2go rated it liked it. Jin rated it liked it Feb 03, English View all editions and formats Rating: Preview this item Preview this item.


The New Press Distributed by W. He was voluntary and he voluntarily submitted to ECT. This verdict preceded and preempted a trial. It was him my mother loved, not me. 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.

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The Future Lasts Forever: A Memoir

Refresh and try again. It is like the reader adopts Althusser’s depression, and when the light of philosophy comes, it is beautiful and uplifting. Don’t have an account? Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

The Future Lasts Forever by Althusser, Louis

Similar Items Related Subjects: Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. And, some say, the French government is soft on intellectuals. The non-lieu saved Althusser from the nightmare of a trial, and possible condemnation, but its consequences were enormous. For example, I once replied to a young woman who wrote declaring her love, which I had been aware of for some time: Having murdered the one person he could relate to–and on whom he totally depended–Althusser was confined, in spite of public outrage, to an insane asylum, deprived by his mental condition of a public trial and defense.


She became the first woman he would ever kiss, initiating a tumultuous sado-masochistic relationship between them. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. An instant bestseller in France, this powerful literary document is now available to American audiences for the first time.

Your request to send this althusse has been completed. The course turned out to be quite pasts guess cause LA was also controversial. Marcelo Troysi rated it it was amazing Mar 22, I was immediately and irresistibly seductive and successful One senses the succor of intellectual labor for the author.