Althusser and Law

Althusser and Law

by Laurent de Sutter (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780415816045
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2014
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Laurent de Sutter is FWO Senior Researcher in Legal Theory at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels. He is also Lecturer in Legal Theory at Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis and Visiting Teacher at Cardozo Law School.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Laurent de Sutter; 1. The Threat of the Outside: Althusser’s Reflections on Law, Warren Montag; 2.Althusser on Laws Natural and Juridical, William S. Lewis; 3. Monarchy, Despotism, and Althusser's 'Linguistic Trick': Materialist Reflections on the Literary Reproduction of Montesquieu's 'Fundamental Law', David McInerney; 4. Althusser’s Paradoxical Legel Exceptionalism as a Materialist Critique of Schmitt’s Decisionism, Juan Domingo Sánchez Estop; 5.Prohibitionary Law as Apparatus of Subjectivation: Butler’s The Psychic Life of Power and Althusser, Yoshiyuki Sato; 6.Althusser in Avatar: Comparative Law as a Science and the Haunting of the Subject, David Marrani; 7. Re-reading Capital: Notes towards an Investigation of Law, Politics and Pensions, Adam Gearey; 8.The Althusser Fact: For Madness Creates no Right – On the Secularization of Law, Dimitra Panopoulos; 9.Aleatory Materialism and Speculative Jurisprudence (II): For a New Logic of Right, Kyle McGee

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